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thyroidectomy

[ thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural thy·roid·ec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of all or a part of the thyroid gland.

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Origin of thyroidectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; thyroid + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for thyroidectomy

thyroidectomy
/ (ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland
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Medical definitions for thyroidectomy

thyroidectomy
[ thī′roi-dĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.

Other words from thyroidectomy

thy′roid•ecto•mize′ v.
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