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isthmectomy

[ ĭs-mĕktə-mē, ĭsth- ]

n.

Excision of the midportion of the thyroid.

Nearby words

istambuli, istana, istanbul, istesso tempo, l', isth., isthmectomy, isthmian, isthmian games, isthmic, isthmoparalysis, isthmus
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