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tonsillectomy

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noun ton·sil·lec·to·my \ˌtän(t)-sə-ˈlek-tə-mē\

Simple Definition of tonsillectomy

  • medical : an operation to remove a person's tonsils

Full Definition of tonsillectomy

plural ton·sil·lec·to·mies

  1. :  the surgical removal of the tonsils

Examples of tonsillectomy

  1. The surgeon performed a tonsillectomy.



1899

First Known Use of tonsillectomy

1899

Rhymes with tonsillectomy


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tonsillectomy

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noun ton·sil·lec·to·my \ˌtän(t)-sə-ˈlek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of tonsillectomy

plural ton·sil·lec·to·mies

  1. :  surgical excision of the tonsils




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