follow Dictionary.com

Quiz: Remember the definition of mal de mer?

thyrotomy

[thahy-rot-uh-mee] /θaɪˈrɒt ə mi/
noun, plural thyrotomies. Surgery
1.
incision or splitting of the thyroid cartilage; laryngotomy.
Compare thyroidectomy.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; thyro- + -tomy
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
thyrotomy in Medicine

thyrotomy thy·rot·o·my (thī-rŏt'ə-mē)
n.

  1. Incision of the thyroid gland.

  2. See laryngofissure.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for thyrotomy

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for thyrotomy

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends