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thyrotomy

[thahy-rot-uh-mee] /θaɪˈrɒt ə mi/
noun, plural thyrotomies. Surgery.
1.
incision or splitting of the thyroid cartilage; laryngotomy.
Compare thyroidectomy.
Origin of thyrotomy
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; thyro- + -tomy
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thyrotomy thy·rot·o·my (thī-rŏt'ə-mē)
n.

  1. Incision of the thyroid gland.

  2. See laryngofissure.

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