noun, plural parathyroidectomies. Surgery.
the excision of a parathyroid gland.

1900–05; parathyroid + -ectomy Unabridged
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parathyroidectomy par·a·thy·roid·ec·to·my (pār'ə-thī'roi-děk'tə-mē)
Excision of the parathyroid glands.

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