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thyroidectomy

[thahy-roi-dek-tuh-mee] /ˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi/
noun, plural thyroidectomies. Surgery
1.
excision of all or a part of the thyroid gland.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; thyroid + -ectomy
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  • Robotic thyroidectomy has also been validated for surgical management of the thyroid gland.
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thyroidectomy

/ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland
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thyroidectomy in Medicine

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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