thyroidectomy


thy·roid·ec·to·my

noun \ˌthī-ˌri-ˈdek-tə-mē, ˌthī-rə-\
plural thy·roid·ec·to·mies

Definition of THYROIDECTOMY

:  surgical removal of thyroid gland tissue
thy·roid·ec·to·mized \-ˌmīzd\ adjective

First Known Use of THYROIDECTOMY

1889

thy·roid·ec·to·my

noun \ˌthī-ˌrid-ˈek-tə-mē, -rəd-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural thy·roid·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of THYROIDECTOMY

: surgical excision of thyroid gland tissue

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