adenoidectomy


adenoidectomy
n.
surgical removal of the adenoids in patients who suffer from either glue ear or difficulty in breathing through the nose.

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  • adenoidectomy — [ad΄ n oid΄ek′tə mē, ad΄noi dek′tə mē] n. pl. adenoidectomies [ ADENOID(S) + ECTOMY] the surgical removal of the adenoids …   English World dictionary

  • Adenoidectomy — Interventions infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = Location of the adenoid ICD10 = ICD9 = 28 MeshID = D000233 OtherCodes = Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathing… …   Wikipedia

  • adenoidectomy — /ad n oy dek teuh mee/, n., pl. adenoidectomies. Surg. surgical removal of the adenoids. [1905 10; ADENOID + ECTOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • adenoidectomy — noun Surgical removal of the adenoids, or of adenoid growths in the nasopharynx; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy …   Wiktionary

  • adenoidectomy — An operation for the removal of adenoid tissue in the nasopharynx. [adenoid + G. ektome, excision] * * * ad·e·noid·ec·to·my .ad ən .ȯi dek tə mē n, pl mies surgical removal of the adenoids * * * n. surgical removal of the …   Medical dictionary

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

  • adenoidectomy — ad·e·noid·ec·to·my …   English syllables

  • adenoidectomy — /ædənɔɪˈdɛktəmi/ (say aduhnoy dektuhmee) noun (plural adenoidectomies) the operation of removing the adenoids …   Australian English dictionary

  • adenoidectomy — noun surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy • Hypernyms: ↑ablation, ↑extirpation, ↑cutting out, ↑excision …   Useful english dictionary

  • Аденоидэктомия (Adenoidectomy) — хирургическое удаление аденоидов у больных, страдающих экссудативным отитом, или у кого затруднено дыхание через нос. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины


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