Diarrhea - Symptom Evaluation: Glossary

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Jul 31, 2019
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Glossary

Gastrectomy: A surgical procedure where a portion or whole of the stomach is removed.

Cholecystectomy: A surgical procedure where gall bladder is removed.

Vagotomy: A surgical procedure where branches of the vagal nerve are cut.

Ileum: The distal portion of small intestine.

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