medullectomy

noun
med·​ul·​lec·​to·​my | \ ˌmed-ᵊl-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce medullectomy (audio) , ˌmej-ə-ˈlek- How to pronounce medullectomy (audio) \
plural medullectomies

Medical Definition of medullectomy

: surgical excision of a medulla (as of the adrenal glands)

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“Medullectomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/medullectomy. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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