[ rit-i-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌrɪt ɪˈdɛk tə mi /
noun, plural rhyt·i·dec·to·mies.
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Origin of rhytidectomy
1930–35; < Greek rhytid-, stem of rhytís wrinkle + -ectomy
Words nearby rhytidectomy
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Medical definitions for rhytidectomy
[ rĭt′ĭ-dĕk′tə-mē ]
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