adenoidectomy

adenoidectomy

[ad-n-oi-dek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural adenoidectomies.
Surgery. surgical removal of the adenoids.

Origin:
1905–10; adenoid + -ectomy

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adenoidectomy (ˌædɪnɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of the adenoids

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adenoidectomy ad·e·noid·ec·to·my (ād'n-oi-děk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of adenoid growths in the nasopharynx.

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