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radiothyroidectomy

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

medical Definition of radiothyroidectomy

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

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