thyroidectomy

noun thy·roid·ec·to·my \ ˌthī-ˌrȯi-ˈdek-tə-mē , ˌthī-rə- \

Definition of thyroidectomy

plural thyroidectomies
: surgical removal of thyroid gland tissue

thyroidectomized

play \ˌthī-ˌrȯi-ˈdek-tə-ˌmīzd, ˌthī-rə-\ adjective

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1889

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thyroidectomy

noun thy·roid·ec·to·my \ ˌthī-ˌrȯid-ˈek-tə-mē, -rəd- \

medical Definition of thyroidectomy

plural thyroidectomies
: surgical excision of thyroid gland tissue

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