amygdalectomy

noun
amyg·​da·​lec·​to·​my | \ ə-ˌmig-də-ˈlek-tə-mē How to pronounce amygdalectomy (audio) \
plural amygdalectomies

Medical Definition of amygdalectomy

: surgical removal of the amygdala

Other Words from amygdalectomy

amygdalectomized \ -​tə-​ˌmīzd How to pronounce amygdalectomized (audio) \ adjective

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“Amygdalectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amygdalectomy. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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