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galvanoprostatectomy, galvanoprostatotomy
Partial excision of a hypertrophic prostate by use of galvanocautery (cautery effected by a knife or needle heated by the passage of a galvanic electrical current).

Hypertrophy is the enlargement or overgrowth of an organ or part of the body due to increased size of the constituent cells, as in hypertrophic prostate.

This entry is located in the following units: -ectomy, -ectome, -ectomize (page 11) galvano-, galvan- + (page 2) prostato-, prostat- + (page 1)