tonsillotomy


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tonsillotomy

 [ton″sĭ-lot´ah-me]
incision of a tonsil.

ton·sil·lot·o·my

(ton'si-lot'ŏ-mē),
The cutting away of a portion or all of a hypertrophied faucial tonsil.
[tonsillo- + G. tomē, incision]

tonsillotomy

(tŏn′sə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. tonsilloto·mies
Surgical incision of a tonsil.

ton·sil·lot·o·my

(ton'si-lot'ŏ-mē)
The cutting away of a portion or all of a hypertrophied faucial tonsil.
[tonsillo- + G. tomē, incision]
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The trial will serve to answer the question whether a tonsillotomy is not inferior to a tonsillectomy in patients with recurrent acute tonsillitis and an indication for an operative procedure.
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Tonsillotomy in children with tonsillar hypertrophy.
Subtotal tonsillectomy (what Linder et al (10) called tonsillotomy) has been touted as an effective means of reducing tonsillar tissue while causing less postoperative pain.
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