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What is the medical term meaning surgical removal of gallstones?

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Also known as cholelithotomy, gallstone removal is a procedure that rids the gallbladder of calculus buildup.
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What is the medical term meaning surgical removal?

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