[ ad-n-ek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌæd nˈɛk tə mi /
noun, plural ad·e·nec·to·mies.
surgical excision of a gland.
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British Dictionary definitions for 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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Medical definitions for adenectomy
[ ăd′n-ĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical excision of a gland.
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