What is the medical term meaning surgical removal of gallstones?
Also known as cholelithotomy, gallstone removal is a procedure that rids the gallbladder of calculus buildup.
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well, excise is a good word. For removal of a limb: Amputation For removal of mass or organ: Excision (Excision means that tissue is removed, using a scalpel, laser or ano…ther instrument) To remove a tissue sample: Biopsy The medical terminology combining form for surgical removal is -ectomy. Excision is the medical term meaning surgical removal. -ectomy is the medical terminology combining form meaning surgical removal.
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Lithotomy is the medical term meaning surgical removal of a stone. Lithotomy is the medical term meaning surgical incision to remove a stone.
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Solidified crystal solids in the gall bladder are "gallstones," "biliary calculi," or "choleliths" : the presence of stones in the gall bladder is called "c holelithiasis ". … (pronounced "koh-luh-lih-THY-uh-sis") cholelithiasis