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sta·pe·dec·to·my

 (stā′pĭ-dĕk′tə-mē, -pē-)
n. pl. sta·pe·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the stapes.

[New Latin stapēs, stapēd-, stapes; see stapes + -ectomy.]
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stapedectomy

(ˌstæpɪˈdɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
surgical removal of the stapes
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sta•pe•dec•to•my

(ˌsteɪ pɪˈdɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
a microsurgical procedure to relieve deafness by replacing the stapes of the ear with a prosthetic device.
[1890–95; < New Latin staped-, s. of stapēs stapes + -ectomy]
sta`pe•dec′to•mize`, v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.
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stapedectomy

Surgery to remove a diseased stapes (a small bone in the ear).
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stapedectomy - surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

sta·pe·dec·to·my

n. excisión del estribo para mejorar la audición.
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stapedectomy

n (pl -mies) estapedectomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
He suggested that the early creation of stapedotomy reduces the risk of a floating footplate, without worsening the rate of fistula formation, compared to a total stapedectomy.
Stapedotomy versus stapedectomy. Otol Neurotol 2009;30(8):1166-7.
(3,9) Fenestral otosclerosis is most commonly treated with stapedectomy and prosthesis insertion, while more advanced cochleariform disease is often managed with direct cochlear implantation.
First stapedectomy was done by Jack of Boston in 1891.
The patient gave consent for middle ear exploration and stapedectomy. His malleus and incus were mobile.
So I had an operation called a stapedectomy, where they take out the middle ear bone and put a plastic amplifier in its place.
The chorda tympani nerve courses through the middle ear and is thus susceptible to damage during ear surgeries, such as stapedectomy [sup][1] and cochlear implantation.
The effect of auditory stimulation on the tensor tympani in patients following stapedectomy. Acta Otolaryngol.
The World Congress on Endoscopic Ear Surgery will feature key opinion leaders in the global otology community, distinguished keynote speakers, and panellists covering topics such as endoscopic, anatomy, endoscopic facial nerve and inner ear surgery, endoscopic stapedectomy and more.
Delayed facial palsy occurring some days or weeks following uneventful stapedectomy or stapedotomy is a rare symptom with a favorable prognosis.