thymectomy

noun
thy·mec·to·my | \thī-ˈmek-tə-mē \
plural thymectomies

Definition of thymectomy 

: surgical removal of the thymus

Other Words from thymectomy

thymectomize \thī-ˈmek-tə-ˌmīz \ transitive verb

First Known Use of thymectomy

circa 1905, in the meaning defined above

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thymectomy

noun
thy·mec·to·my | \thī-ˈmek-tə-mē \
plural thymectomies

Medical Definition of thymectomy 

: surgical excision of the thymus

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