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parathyroidectomy

[par-uh-thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee]
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noun, plural par·a·thy·roid·ec·to·mies. Surgery.
  1. the excision of a parathyroid gland.
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Origin of parathyroidectomy

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

parathyroidectomy

(păr′ə-thī′roi-dĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Excision of the parathyroid glands.
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