adenotome

adenotome

/ad·e·no·tome/ (ad´ĕ-no-tōm″) an instrument for excision of adenoids.

adenotome

(ad′ĕ-nō″tōm″) [ adeno- + -tome]
A device for excising a gland, esp. the adenoid glands.
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Adenoidectomy was performed via curettage with an adenotome, and hemostasis achieved by temporarily packing the nasopharynx with sponges soaked in epinephrine.
One little-used procedure is a superior adenoidectomy performed with an adenotome.
8] He used an adenotome to selectively remove the upper portion of the adenoid.