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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

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


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