[ stroo-mek-tuh-mee ]
/ struˈmɛk tə mi /

noun, plural stru·mec·to·mies. Surgery.

excision of part or all of a goiter.

Origin of strumectomy

First recorded in 1890–95; strum(a) + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for strumectomy

[ strōō-mĕktə-mē ]


Surgical removal of all or a portion of a goitrous tumor.
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