[ ad-n-oi-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌæd n ɔɪˈdɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural ad·e·noid·ec·to·mies.
Surgery. surgical removal of the adenoids.
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British Dictionary definitions for adenoidectomy
/ (ˌædɪnɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
surgical removal of the adenoids
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Medical definitions for adenoidectomy
[ ăd′n-oi-dĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical removal of adenoid growths in the nasopharynx.
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