glossectomy

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glossectomy

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

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

(glô-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision or amputation of the tongue.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

glossectomy

Surgical removal of the tongue. This mutilating procedure may be the only safe option in cancer of the tongue.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012