glossectomy

/ (ɡlɒˈsɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of all or part of the tongue
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Medicine definitions for glossectomy

glossectomy

[ glô-sĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision or amputation of the tongue.lingulectomy
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