pinealectomy

noun pi·ne·al·ec·to·my \ ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē , pī-ˌnē- \

Definition of pinealectomy

: surgical removal of the pineal gland

pinealectomize

play \ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-ˌmīz, pī-ˌnē-\ transitive verb

First Known Use of pinealectomy

1915

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pinealectomy

noun pi·ne·al·ec·to·my \ ˌpī-nē-ə-ˈlek-tə-mē, pī-ˌnē-, ˌpin-ē- \

medical Definition of pinealectomy

plural pinealectomies
: surgical removal of the pineal gland

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