mastoidectomy

[mas-toi-dek-tuh-mee]

Origin of mastoidectomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; mastoid + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for mastoidectomy

mastoidectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgical removal of the mastoid process
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mastoidectomy in Medicine

mastoidectomy

[măs′toi-dĕktə-mē]
n.
  1. Surgical removal of mastoid sinuses or part or all of the mastoid process.
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