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parathyroidectomy

[par-uh-thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee] /ˌpær əˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi/
noun, plural parathyroidectomies. Surgery
1.
the excision of a parathyroid gland.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; parathyroid + -ectomy
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para thyroidectomy in Medicine

parathyroidectomy par·a·thy·roid·ec·to·my (pār'ə-thī'roi-děk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of the parathyroid glands.

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