adenotonsillectomy

[ăd′n-ō-tŏn′sə-lĕktə-mē]

n.

Surgical removal of the tonsils and adenoids.

Nearby words

  1. adenosine phosphate,
  2. adenosine triphosphatase,
  3. adenosine triphosphate,
  4. adenosis,
  5. adenotomy,
  6. adenoviridae,
  7. adenovirus,
  8. adenyl,
  9. adenylate,
  10. adenylate cyclase


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