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mastoidectomy

[mas-toi-dek-tuh-mee] /ˌmæs tɔɪˈdɛk tə mi/
noun, plural mastoidectomies. Surgery
1.
the removal of part of a mastoid process, usually for draining an infection.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; mastoid + -ectomy
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mastoidectomy

/ˌmæstɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of the mastoid process
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mastoidectomy in Medicine

mastoidectomy mas·toid·ec·to·my (mās'toi-děk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of mastoid sinuses or part or all of the mastoid process.

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