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thy·mec·to·my

 (thī-mĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. thy·mec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the thymus.

thymectomy

(θaɪˈmɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the thymus

thy•mec•to•my

(θaɪˈmɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the thymus gland.
[1900–05]
Translations

thy·mec·to·my

n. timectomía, extirpación del timo.

thymectomy

n (pl -mies) timectomía
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