parathyroidectomy

[ par-uh-thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌpær əˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi /

noun, plural par·a·thy·roid·ec·to·mies. Surgery.

the excision of a parathyroid gland.

Origin of parathyroidectomy

First recorded in 1900–05; parathyroid + -ectomy
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Medicine definitions for parathyroidectomy

parathyroidectomy

[ păr′ə-thī′roi-dĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of the parathyroid glands.

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