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adenectomy

[ ad-n-ek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌæd nˈɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural ad·e·nec·to·mies.
surgical excision of a gland.
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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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