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adenectomy

[ad-n-ek-tuh-mee] /ˌæd nˈɛk tə mi/
noun, plural adenectomies.
1.
surgical excision of a gland.
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British Dictionary definitions for adenectomy

adenectomy

/ˌædəˈnɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of a gland
2.
another name for adenoidectomy
Word Origin
C19: from adeno- + -ectomy
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adenectomy in Medicine

adenectomy ad·e·nec·to·my (ād'n-ěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a gland.

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