pinealectomy

noun
pi·​ne·​al·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē How to pronounce pinealectomy (audio) , pī-ˌnē- \

Definition of pinealectomy

: surgical removal of the pineal gland

Other Words from pinealectomy

pinealectomize \ ˌpī-​nē-​ə-​ˈlek-​tə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce pinealectomy (audio) , pī-​ˌnē-​ \ transitive verb

First Known Use of pinealectomy

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pinealectomy was in 1915

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“Pinealectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pinealectomy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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pinealectomy

noun
pi·​ne·​al·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē, pī-ˌnē-, ˌpin-ē- How to pronounce pinealectomy (audio) \
plural pinealectomies

Medical Definition of pinealectomy

: surgical removal of the pineal gland

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