adenotomy


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adenotomy

 [ad″ĕ-not´ah-me]
1. anatomy, incision, or dissection of glands.
2. incision of adenoids.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ad·e·not·o·my

(ad-ĕ-not'ŏ-mē),
Incision of a gland.
[adeno- + G. tomē, a cutting]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

adenotomy

(ăd′n-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of a gland.
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adenotomy

(1) Adenoidectomy. 
(2) A non-specfic term for an incision into any gland.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

ad·e·not·o·my

(ad'ĕ-not'ŏ-mē)
Incision of a gland.
[adeno- + G. tomē, a cutting]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Adenotomy was performed earlier and no residual adenoid tonsil was present when the nasopharynx was checked in conjunction with last tympanostomy.
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Tonsillectomy and adenotomy as a one day procedure?