thyrotomy

[thahy-rot-uh-mee]
Compare thyroidectomy.

Origin of thyrotomy

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

thyrotomy

[thī-rŏtə-mē]
n.
  1. Incision of the thyroid gland.
  2. laryngofissure
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