thyroidectomy

[ thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee ]

noun,plural thy·roid·ec·to·mies.Surgery.
  1. excision of all or a part of the thyroid gland.

Origin of thyroidectomy

1
First recorded in 1885–90; thyroid + -ectomy

Words Nearby thyroidectomy

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British Dictionary definitions for thyroidectomy

thyroidectomy

/ (ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ) /


nounplural -mies
  1. surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland

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