arytenoidectomy

noun
ary·​te·​noi·​dec·​to·​my | \ ˌar-ə-ˌtē-ˌnȯi-ˈdek-tə-mē, ə-ˈrit-ᵊn-ˌȯi- \
plural arytenoidectomies

Medical Definition of arytenoidectomy 

: surgical excision of an arytenoid cartilage

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