adenectomy

[ ad-n-ek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌæd nˈɛk tə mi /

noun, plural ad·e·nec·to·mies.

surgical excision of a gland.

Origin of adenectomy

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British Dictionary definitions for adenectomy

adenectomy

/ (ˌædəˈnɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of a gland
another name for adenoidectomy

Word Origin for adenectomy

C19: from adeno- + -ectomy
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Medicine definitions for adenectomy

adenectomy

[ ăd′n-ĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical excision of a gland.
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