parotidectomy

[pə-rŏt′ĭ-dĕktə-mē]

n.

Surgical removal of a parotid gland.

Nearby words

  1. predacity,
  2. predate,
  3. predation,
  4. predation pressure,
  5. predatism,
  6. predatory,
  7. predatory pricing,
  8. predawn,
  9. predecease,
  10. predecessor


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