hemiglossectomy

noun

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

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“Hemiglossectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiglossectomy. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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