thyroidectomy

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Related to Complete thyroidectomy: subtotal thyroidectomy, Partial thyroidectomy

thy·roid·ec·to·my

 (thī′roi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. thy·roid·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.

thyroidectomy

(ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland

thy•roid•ec•to•my

(ˌθaɪ rɔɪˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of all or a part of the thyroid gland.
[1885–90]

thyroidectomy

Surgery to remove the thyroid gland, either part or whole.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thyroidectomy - surgical removal of the thyroid gland
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

thy·roid·ec·to·my

n. tiroidectomía, extirpación de la tiroides.

thyroidectomy

n (pl -mies) tiroidectomía
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Surgery means either a complete thyroidectomy or subtotal thyroidectomy; either procedure risks damaging vocal cords and parathyroid glands.
When Rasha Dawood was looking to get a complete thyroidectomy, she did what a lot of patients like her in this country do.
A 48-year-old woman presented for radio-iodine ablation therapy 3 months after undergoing a complete thyroidectomy performed for compressive goiter symptoms.

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