stapedectomy


sta·pe·dec·to·my

noun \ˌstā-pi-ˈdek-tə-mē\
plural sta·pe·dec·to·mies

Definition of STAPEDECTOMY

:  surgical removal and prosthetic replacement of part or all of the stapes to relieve deafness

Origin of STAPEDECTOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin staped-, stapes
First Known Use: 1894

sta·pe·dec·to·my

noun \ˌstā-pi-ˈdek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sta·pe·dec·to·mies

Medical Definition of STAPEDECTOMY

: surgical removal and prosthetic replacement of part or all of the stapes to relieve deafness

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