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stapedectomy

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

Definition of stapedectomy

plural stapedectomies

  1. :  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


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stapedectomy

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

Medical Definition of stapedectomy

plural stapedectomies

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




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