epiglottidectomy

noun
epi·​glot·​ti·​dec·​to·​my | \ -ˌglät-əd-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce epiglottidectomy (audio) \
plural epiglottidectomies

Medical Definition of epiglottidectomy

: excision of all or part of the epiglottis

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“Epiglottidectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/epiglottidectomy. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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