adenectomy

adenectomy

[ad-n-ek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural adenectomies.
surgical excision of a gland.

Origin:
aden- + -ectomy

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adenectomy (ˌædəˈnɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
1.  surgical removal of a gland
2.  another name for adenoidectomy
 
[C19: from adeno- + -ectomy]

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

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