stapedectomy

noun
sta·​pe·​dec·​to·​my | \ ˌstā-pi-ˈdek-tə-mē How to pronounce stapedectomy (audio) \
plural stapedectomies

Definition of stapedectomy

: surgical removal and prosthetic replacement of part or all of the stapes to relieve deafness

First Known Use of stapedectomy

1894, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stapedectomy

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin staped-, stapes

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stapedectomy

noun
sta·​pe·​dec·​to·​my | \ ˌstā-pi-ˈdek-tə-mē How to pronounce stapedectomy (audio) \
plural stapedectomies

Medical Definition of stapedectomy

: surgical removal and prosthetic replacement of part or all of the stapes to relieve deafness

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