mastoidectomy

noun mas·toid·ec·to·my \ ˌmas-ˌtȯi-ˈdek-tə-mē \

Definition of mastoidectomy

plural mastoidectomies
:surgical removal of part of the mastoid process of the temporal bone

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mastoidectomy

noun mas·toid·ec·to·my \ ˌmas-ˌtȯid-ˈek-tə-mē \

medical Definition of mastoidectomy

plural mastoidectomies
:surgical removal of the mastoid cells or of the mastoid process of the temporal bone

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