mastoidectomy


mas·toid·ec·to·my

noun \ˌmas-ˌti-ˈdek-tə-mē\
plural mas·toid·ec·to·mies

Definition of MASTOIDECTOMY

:  surgical removal of part of the mastoid process of the temporal bone

Origin of MASTOIDECTOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1898

mas·toid·ec·to·my

noun \ˌmas-ˌtid-ˈek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural mas·toid·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of MASTOIDECTOMY

: surgical removal of the mastoid cells or of the mastoid process of the temporal bone

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