Excision of islet tissue of the pancreas. [G. nesidion, islet, dim. of nesos, island, + ektome, excision]

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ne·sid·i·ec·to·my (ne-sid″e-ekґtə-me) [Gr. nēsidion islet + -ectomy] excision of the pancreatic islets.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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