epiglottidectomy

ep·i·glot·ti·dec·to·my

(ep'i-glot-i-dek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the epiglottis.
[epiglottis + G. ektomē, excision]

epiglottidectomy

/epi·glot·ti·dec·to·my/ (-glot″ĭ-dek´tah-me) excision of the epiglottis.

epiglottidectomy

(ĕp′ĭ-glŏt′ĭ-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of all or a part of the epiglottis.

ep·i·glot·ti·dec·to·my

(ep'i-glot-i-dek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the epiglottis.
[epiglottis + G. ektomē, excision]
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Epiglottidectomy for the relief of congenital laryngeal stridor, with report of a case.
His medical history was significant for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the tongue 7 years earlier; the SCC had been treated with a total glossectomy, epiglottidectomy, and bilateral neck dissections followed by chemotherapy and radiation.