glossectomy


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glossectomy

 [glŏ-sek´to-me]
excision of all or a portion of the tongue.

glos·sec·to·my

(glo-sek'tŏ-mē),
Resection or amputation of the tongue.
Synonym(s): glossosteresis
[gloss- + G. ektomē, excision]

glossectomy

/glos·sec·to·my/ (glos-ek´tah-me) excision of all or a portion of the tongue.

glossectomy

(glô-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision or amputation of the tongue.

glossectomy

[glosek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, glossa, tongue, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of all or a part of the tongue.

glos·sec·to·my

, glossosteresis (glos-ek'tŏ-mē, glos'ō-ster-ēsis)
Resection or amputation of the tongue.
Synonym(s): lingulectomy (1) .
[gloss- + G. ektomē, excision]

glossectomy

Surgical removal of the tongue. This mutilating procedure may be the only safe option in cancer of the tongue.

glos·sec·to·my

, glossosteresis (glos-ek'tŏ-mē, glos'ō-ster-ēsis)
Resection or amputation of the tongue.
Synonym(s): lingulectomy (1) .
[gloss- + G. ektomē, excision]

glossectomy (glôsek´təmē),

n the surgical removal of the tongue, a portion of the tongue, or a lesion of the tongue.

glossectomy

excision of all or a portion of the tongue.
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He assented, and his mother consented to multiple odontectomy, partial glossectomy and debridement, control of bleeders and tongue repair under general anesthesia.
9] There has been a long-term study on OSA, which is very close to our modified UPPP, that is 8 years of follow-up of UPPP combined with midline glossectomy as a treatment for OSA.
Of the total, 95(69%) patients underwent both partial glossectomy and END.
Prosthetic rehabilitation for a glossectomy patient - a clinical report J Korean Acad Prosthodont.
Patients with a diagnosis of OSA who underwent hypopharyngeal surgeries (partial glossectomy, lingual tonsillectomy, SMILE, and genioglossus advancement) between November 2012 and September 2013 were included in this study.
Due to her glossectomy, the patient was limited to a soft diet, with a prolonged oral clearance, and buccal holding of food.
Partial glossectomy was done with 3 watts CO2 laser for group (A), with 6 watts CO2 laser for group (B) and with scalpel for group (C).
Total glossectomy (with or without total laryngectomy) followed by postoperative radiotherapy remains the principal treatment method for advanced base of tongue carcinoma.
Diagnosis of macroglossia and indications for reduction glossectomy.
Neutral zone approach for denture fabrication for a partial glossectomy patient: a clinical report.
The 2 patients with LM required three treatment sessions; although their tongue volume decreased after each session, both still required a partial glossectomy to achieve a satisfactory reduction in volume.