sialolithotomy

noun
si·​alo·​li·​thot·​o·​my | \ -li-ˈthät-ə-mē How to pronounce sialolithotomy (audio) \
plural sialolithotomies

Medical Definition of sialolithotomy

: surgical incision of a salivary gland for removal of a calculus

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“Sialolithotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sialolithotomy. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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