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thyrotomy

[thahy-rot-uh-mee]
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noun, plural thy·rot·o·mies. Surgery.
  1. incision or splitting of the thyroid cartilage; laryngotomy.
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Origin of thyrotomy

First recorded in 1875–80; thyro- + -tomy
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thyrotomy

(thī-rŏtə-mē)
n.
  1. Incision of the thyroid gland.
  2. laryngofissure