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

/ton·sil·lot·o·my/ (-lot´ah-me) incision of a tonsil.

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]

tonsillotomy

incision of a tonsil.
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