sphyrectomy

sphyrectomy

(sfī-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of the malleus.

sphyrectomy

(sfī-rĕk′tō-mē) [Gr. sphyra, malleus, + ektome, excision]
Surgical excision of the malleolus of the ankle.

sphyrectomy

excision of the malleus, or hammer, of the ear.