thymectomy

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thy·mec·to·my

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

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thymectomy

(θaɪˈmɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the thymus
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thy•mec•to•my

(θaɪˈmɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the thymus gland.
[1900–05]
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thy·mec·to·my

n. timectomía, extirpación del timo.
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thymectomy

n (pl -mies) timectomía
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In a similar context, this technique has already made a significant contribution to, among others, thymectomies (6).
* Perfusion CT can differentiate between thymomas and non-thymoma malignant tumors, reducing the rates of non-therapeutic thymectomies.
The rate of unnecessary or nontherapeutic thymectomies carried out according to a previous CT diagnosis is 43.8% (of which 17.1% are thymic hyperplasia cases) which emphasizes the importance of accurate preoperative diagnosis of thymic lesions [1].
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