radiothyroidectomy

noun
ra·​dio·​thy·​roid·​ec·​to·​my | \-ˌthī-rȯi-ˈdek-tə-mē \
plural radiothyroidectomies

Medical Definition of radiothyroidectomy 

: the destruction of part of the thyroid gland by administering radioactive iodine in order to reduce thyroid function

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