parathyroidectomy

noun
para·​thy·​roid·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌper-ə-ˌthī-ˌrȯi-ˈdek-tə-mē How to pronounce parathyroidectomy (audio) , ˌpa-rə- \
plural parathyroidectomies

Definition of parathyroidectomy

: partial or complete excision of the parathyroid glands

Other Words from parathyroidectomy

parathyroidectomized \ ˌper-​ə-​ˌthī-​ˌrȯi-​ˈdek-​tə-​ˌmīzd How to pronounce parathyroidectomy (audio) , ˌpa-​rə-​ \ adjective

Examples of parathyroidectomy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The left-hander’s season began with a parathyroidectomy during spring training to alleviate hyperparathyroidism. Paul Sullivan, chicagotribune.com, 15 May 2021

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First Known Use of parathyroidectomy

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of parathyroidectomy was in 1899

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“Parathyroidectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parathyroidectomy. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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parathyroidectomy

noun
para·​thy·​roid·​ec·​to·​my | \ -ˌrȯid-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce parathyroidectomy (audio) \
plural parathyroidectomies

Medical Definition of parathyroidectomy

: partial or complete excision of the parathyroid glands

Other Words from parathyroidectomy

parathyroidectomized \ -​ˌmīzd How to pronounce parathyroidectomy (audio) \ adjective

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