thyroidectomy

[thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural thyroidectomies. Surgery.
excision of all or a part of the thyroid gland.

Origin:
1885–90; thyroid + -ectomy

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thyroidectomy (ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland

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thyroidectomy thy·roid·ec·to·my (thī'roi-děk'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of thyroid gland.


thy'roid·ec'to·mize' v.
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