mastoidectomy

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mas·toid·ec·to·my

 (măs′toi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. mas·toid·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of mastoid cells or part or all of the mastoid process.

mastoidectomy

(ˌmæstɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the mastoid process

mas•toid•ec•to•my

(ˌmæs tɔɪˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical removal of part of a mastoid process.
[1895–1900]

mastoidectomy

Surgery to remove the mastoid bone.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mastoidectomy - surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid processmastoidectomy - surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

mastoidectomy

n (pl -mies) mastoidectomía
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Postauricular periosteal-pericranial flap for mastoid obliteration and canal wall down tympanomastoidectomy.
In cholesterol granuloma of the mastoid, simple mastoidectomy with insertion of a ventilation tube or with additional mastoid obliteration is preferred.
Alternative to canal wall-down mastoidectomy for sclerotic mastoid cavities: epitympanoplasty with mastoid obliteration. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol.
Of the 20 patients undergoing mastoid obliteration (all in the cut nerve group), 16 (80%) had no symptoms at anytime; 2 (10%) had mild symptoms for up to 1 month; and 2 (10%) had symptoms for up to 3 months.
Some notable examples of recent development are mastoid obliteration and endoscopic ear surgery.