hemi·​glos·​sec·​to·​my -ˌglä-ˈsek-tə-mē, -ˌglȯ- How to pronounce hemiglossectomy (audio)
plural hemiglossectomies
: surgical excision of one lateral half of the tongue

Dictionary Entries Near hemiglossectomy

Cite this Entry

“Hemiglossectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiglossectomy. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!