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pharyngectomy

[ far-in-jek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌfær ɪnˈdʒɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural phar·yn·gec·to·mies.Surgery.
excision of part or all of the pharynx.
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Origin of pharyngectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; pharyng- + -ectomy
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