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parathyroidectomy

[ par-uh-thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ 藢p忙r 蓹藢胃a瑟 r蓴瑟藞d蓻k t蓹 mi /
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noun, plural par路a路thy路roid路ec路to路mies.Surgery.
the excision of a parathyroid gland.
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Origin of parathyroidectomy

First recorded in 1900鈥05; parathyroid + -ectomy
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