Compare thyroidectomy.

Origin of thyrotomy

First recorded in 1875–80; thyro- + -tomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of thyrotomy

thyrotomy in Medicine


  1. Incision of the thyroid gland.
  2. laryngofissure
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