thymectomize

transitive verb
thy·​mec·​to·​mize
variants: also British thymectomise \ thī-​ˈmek-​tə-​ˌmīz How to pronounce thymectomize (audio) \
thymectomized also British thymectomised; thymectomizing also British thymectomising

Medical Definition of thymectomize

: to subject to thymectomy rats thymectomized at birth

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“Thymectomize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/thymectomize. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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