strumectomy

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

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

excision of part or all of a goiter.

Nearby words

  1. struggle for existence,
  2. strum,
  3. struma,
  4. struma lymphomatosa,
  5. struma ovarii,
  6. strumiform,
  7. strumitis,
  8. strumose,
  9. strumous,
  10. strumpet

Origin of strumectomy

First recorded in 1890–95; strum(a) + -ectomy

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Medicine definitions for strumectomy

strumectomy

[ strōō-mĕktə-mē ]

n.

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

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