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thymectomy

[thahy-mek-tuh-mee] /θaɪˈmɛk tə mi/
noun, plural thymectomies.
1.
surgical removal of the thymus gland.
Origin of thymectomy
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; thym(us) + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for thymectomy

thymectomy

/θaɪˈmɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of the thymus
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thymectomy in Medicine

thymectomy thy·mec·to·my (thī-měk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the thymus gland.

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