adenotomy

noun

ad·​e·​not·​o·​my ˌad-ᵊn-ˈät-ə-mē How to pronounce adenotomy (audio)
plural adenotomies
: the operation of dissecting, incising, or removing a gland and especially the adenoids

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“Adenotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/adenotomy. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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