Thyrotomy

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Related to Thyroidotomy: laryngofissure

Thy`rot´o`my


n.1.(Surg.) The operation of cutting into the thyroid cartilage.
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The midline thyroidotomy technique has, in their experience, proven to be an effective, safe way to completely remove congenital laryngeal cysts.
A small thyroidotomy exposed one end of the serrated bone, which was simply grasped and pulled straight out toward the pyriform fossa.