pinealectomy


pi·ne·al·ec·to·my

noun \ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē, pī-ˌnē-\

Definition of PINEALECTOMY

:  surgical removal of the pineal gland
pi·ne·al·ec·to·mize \-tə-ˌmīz\ transitive verb

First Known Use of PINEALECTOMY

1915

pi·ne·al·ec·to·my

noun \ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē, pī-ˌnē-, ˌpin-ē-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pi·ne·al·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of PINEALECTOMY

: surgical removal of the pineal gland

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