adrenalectomy

noun
ad·re·nal·ec·to·my | \ə-ˌdrē-nə-ˈlek-tə-mē \

Definition of adrenalectomy 

: surgical removal of an adrenal gland

Other Words from adrenalectomy

adrenalectomized \-ˌmīzd \ adjective

First Known Use of adrenalectomy

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adrenalectomy

adrenal entry 1 + -ectomy

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The first known use of adrenalectomy was in 1903

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adrenalectomy

noun
ad·re·nal·ec·to·my | \-tə-mē \
plural adrenalectomies

Medical Definition of adrenalectomy 

: surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands

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