[ rit-i-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌrɪt ɪˈdɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural rhyt·i·dec·to·mies.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Origin of rhytidectomy
1930–35; <Greek rhytid-, stem of rhytís wrinkle + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for rhytidectomy
[ rĭt′ĭ-dĕk′tə-mē ]
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