pharyngectomy

pharyngectomy

[far-in-jek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural pharyngectomies. Surgery.
excision of part or all of the pharynx.

Origin:
1885–90; pharyng- + -ectomy

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pharyngectomy phar·yn·gec·to·my (fār'ĭn-jěk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of all or part of the pharynx.

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