The root word Append means the appendix, the suffix ectomy meaning the surgical removal of, always refers to the body part it precedes. Therefore appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix.
Appendic- is the medical root in the term appendicitis.
Append- is the root in the term appendectomy. The suffix -ectomy indicates surgical removal.
Appendix. An appendectomy is the operation to remove the appendix.
An appendectomy is the removal of ones appendix?
Yes, appendectomy is excision (surgical removal) of the appendix.
The same as before an appendectomy. aA balanced one.
As long as the scar is healed then there is no reason why you can't swim after an appendectomy
The abdominopelvic cavity would have to be opened for an appendectomy.
The suffix "itis" means inflammation. The root word "append" stands for the appendix. Therefore, appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, which is located in the lower right side of the abdomen (right lower quadrant). If appendicitis is confirmed by a physician, it must be removed surgically as soon as possible.
The appendix is ventral (in the lower right quadrant of the abdomen in humans) and this an appendectomy would be performed ventraly.
"Status post appendectomy remote" means the patient had her appendix surgically removed, but not recently.
He was rushed into the operating theatre for an emergency appendectomy as his appendix had just exploded in his abdominal cavity.