Medical Dictionary

parathyroidectomy

noun para·thy·roid·ec·to·my \-ˌrid-ˈek-tə-mē\
plural para·thy·roid·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of PARATHYROIDECTOMY

:  partial or complete excision of the parathyroid glands
para·thy·roid·ec·to·mized \-ˌmīzd\ adjective
April 28, 2015
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