pharyngotomy


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pharyngotomy

 [far″ing-got´ah-me]
incision of the pharynx.

phar·yn·got·o·my

(far'ing-got'ŏ-mē),
Any cutting operation on the pharynx either from without or from within.
[pharyngo- + G. tomē, incision]

pharyngotomy

/phar·yn·got·o·my/ (far″ing-got´ah-me) incision of the pharynx.

pharyngotomy

(făr′ĭn-gŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of the pharynx.

phar·yn·got·o·my

(far'in-got'ŏ-mē)
Any cutting operation on the pharynx either from without or from within.
[pharyngo- + G. tomē, incision]

phar·yn·got·o·my

(far'ing-got'ŏ-mē)
Any cutting operation on the pharynx.
[pharyngo- + G. tomē, incision]

pharyngotomy,

n a cutting operation upon the pharynx, either from without or from within.

pharyngotomy

incision of the pharynx.
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