Noun Adenoidectomy Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adenoidectomy

Pronunciation:

/ˌad(ə)nɔɪˈdɛktəmi//ˌadɪnɔɪˈdɛktəmi/

Definition:
1.

noun

Surgical removal of (enlarged) adenoids; an instance of this.


    noun, plural adenoidectomies.

    1. Surgery. surgical removal of the adenoids.


    Examples:

    "There can be adenoidectomy groups."
    "adenoidectomies can be with insertions."
    "tubes can have adenoidectomies."
    "grommets can have adenoidectomies."
    "adenoidectomies can be in combinations."

    Origin:
    Late 19th century. From adenoid + -ectomy. Compare earlier adenotomy.

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