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glossectomy

/ (ɡlɒˈsɛktəmɪ) /
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noun plural -mies
surgical removal of all or part of the tongue
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Medical definitions for glossectomy

glossectomy
[ glô-sĕktə-mē ]

n.
Excision or amputation of the tongue.lingulectomy
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