noun, plural phar·yn·gec·to·mies. Surgery.

excision of part or all of the pharynx.

Origin of pharyngectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; pharyng- + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

pharyngectomy in Medicine




Surgical removal of all or part of the pharynx.
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