cricoidectomy

noun

cri·​coid·​ec·​to·​my ˌkrī-ˌkȯid-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce cricoidectomy (audio)
plural cricoidectomies
: surgical excision of the cricoid cartilage

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“Cricoidectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cricoidectomy. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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