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adenotonsillectomy

[ ăd′n-ō-tŏn′sə-lĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids.

Nearby words

adenosine phosphate, adenosine triphosphatase, adenosine triphosphate, adenosis, adenotomy, adenotonsillectomy, adenoviridae, adenovirus, adenyl, adenylate, adenylate cyclase
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