noun, plural thymectomies.
surgical removal of the thymus gland.

1900–05; thym(us) + -ectomy Unabridged
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thymectomy (θaɪˈmɛktəmɪ)
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of the thymus

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thymectomy thy·mec·to·my (thī-měk'tə-mē)
Surgical removal of the thymus gland.

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