appendectomy
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "appendicectomy."
appendectomy(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (medicine)
a. la apendectomía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
That scar on my side is from my appendectomy.Esa cicatriz en mi costado es de la apendectomía que me hicieron.
b. la apendicectomía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The patient's family was informed that she would need an appendectomy.Le informaron a la familia de la paciente que necesitaría una apendicectomía.
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appendectomy [ˌæpenˈdektəmɪ]
noun
apendectomía (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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