Adenotomy


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Ad`e`not´o`my


n.1.(Anat.) Dissection of, or incision into, a gland or glands.
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The surgical procedures were adenotomy (n = 57), tonsillectomy (n = 54), otocleisis (n = 7), and correction of various forms of cheilognathouranoschisis (n = 23).
Moreover, they also included rare episodes of bleeding from the nasopharynx following adenotomy or adenotonsillectomy.
Tonsillectomy and adenotomy as a one day procedure?