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isthmectomy

 [is-mek´to-me]
surgical excision of an isthmus, especially of the isthmus of the thyroid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

isth·mec·to·my

(is-mek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the midportion of the thyroid.
[G. isthmos, isthmus, + ektomē, excision]
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isthmectomy

(ĭs-mĕk′tə-mē, ĭsth-)
n.
Surgical excision of the midportion of the thyroid.
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isth·mec·to·my

(is-mek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the midportion of the thyroid.
[G. isthmos, isthmus, + ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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