adenotomy
Incision of a gland. [adeno- + G. tome, a cutting]

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ad·e·not·o·my .ad-ən-'ät-ə-mē n, pl -mies the operation of dissecting, incising, or removing a gland and esp. the adenoids

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Adenotomy — Ad e*not o*my, n. [Adeno + Gr. ? a cutting, ? to cut.] (Anat.) Dissection of, or incision into, a gland or glands. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adenotomy — (ædɪˈnɒtəmɪ) [f. adeno + Gr. τοµία cutting.] Dissection of or incision into a gland. In Craig …   Useful english dictionary

  • adenotomy — noun Dissection of, or incision into, a gland or glands …   Wiktionary

  • adenotomy — n. surgical removal of the adenoids …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adenotomy —   n. incision into or removal of gland …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Adenotomic — Ad e*no*tom ic, a. Pertaining to adenotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adenotomic — adjective Pertaining to adenotomy (the dissection of or incision into a gland) …   Wiktionary

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