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
References in periodicals archive ?
Lierle [30] 1965 Tympanoplasty Mastoidectomy Classification of the common operations performed in surgery for chronic ear infection: A: Radical or modified radical mastoidectomy B: Mastoid obliteration operation C: Myringoplasty Farrior [26] 1971 Tympanoplasty Classification of tympanoplast ytype III and IV (modification of Wullstein): Type IV: No columella Type IV: IG Incus graft Type IV: MG Malleus graft Type IV: BG Bone graft Type IV: C SS Cartilage graft with stainless steel Type IV: HG MIS Homograft drum with malleus, incus and stapes Bellucci [27] 1973 Tympanoplasty Tympanoplasty: A dual classification (modification of Wullstein): Bellucci classification Pre-Operative.