strumectomy

/strooh mek"teuh mee/, n., pl. strumectomies. Surg.
excision of part or all of a goiter.
[1890-95; STRUM(A) + -ECTOMY]

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  • strumectomy — /strooh mek teuh mee/, n., pl. strumectomies. Surg. excision of part or all of a goiter. [1890 95; STRUM(A) + ECTOMY] * * * strumectomy (struːˈmɛktəmɪ) [f. struma + ectomy.] Excision of a struma. Gould Illustr. Dict. Med. Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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