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glossectomy

/ɡlɒˈsɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of all or part of the tongue
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glossectomy in Medicine

glossectomy glos·sec·to·my (glô-sěk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision or amputation of the tongue. Also called lingulectomy.

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