suprarenalectomy


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adrenalectomy

 [ah-dre″nah-lek´tah-me]
surgical excision of an adrenal gland, done when a disorder of the adrenal gland, such as cushing's syndrome, pheochromocytoma, or adrenal adenoma or carcinoma causes an overproduction of adrenal hormones. In some instances of severe Cushing's syndrome, total bilateral adrenalectomy is done.
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suprarenalectomy

(so͞o′prə-rē′nə-lĕk′tə-mē)
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suprarenalectomy

(soo?pra-re?nal-ek'to-me) [? + ? + Gr. ektome, excision] Adrenalectomy.
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