Thyrotomy
Thyrotomy Thy*rot"o*my, n. [Thyro- + Gr. ? to cut.] (Surg.) The operation of cutting into the thyroid cartilage. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thyrotomy — can also refer to the cutting or biopsy the thyroid gland Thyrotomy (also called thyroidotomy, median laryngotomy, laryngofissure or thyrofissure) is an incision of the larynx through the thyroid cartilage. See also Laryngotomy Cricothyrotomy… …   Wikipedia

  • thyrotomy — /thuy rot euh mee/, n., pl. thyrotomies. Surg. incision or splitting of the thyroid cartilage; laryngotomy. Cf. thyroidectomy. [1875 80; THYRO + TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • thyrotomy — 1. Any cutting operation on the thyroid gland. 2. SYN: laryngofissure. [thyro + G. tome, a cutting] * * * thy·rot·o·my thī rät ə mē n, pl mies surgical incision or division of the thyroid cartilage * * * n. surgical incision of either the thyroid …   Medical dictionary

  • thyrotomy — n. incision made in the thyroid cartilage; incision made in the thyroid gland …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thyrotomy — n. surgical incision of either the thyroid cartilage in the neck or of the thyroid gland itself …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • thyrotomy — /thuy rot euh mee/, n., pl. thyrotomies. Surg. incision or splitting of the thyroid cartilage; laryngotomy. Cf. thyroidectomy. [1875 80; THYRO + TOMY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Тиреотомия (Thyrotomy) — хирургическая операция, заключающаяся в рассечении расположенного в области шеи щитовидного хряща или в рассечении непосредственно щитовидной железы. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ТИРЕОТОМИЯ — (thyrotomy) хирургическая операция, заключающаяся в рассечении расположенного в области шеи щитовидного хряща или в рассечении непосредственно щитовидной железы …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • List of surgical procedures — Surgical procedures have long and possibly daunting names. The meaning of many surgical procedure names can often be understood if the name is broken into parts. For example in splenectomy, ectomy is a suffix meaning the removal of a part of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Thyroidectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 06.3 06.5 MeSH …   Wikipedia

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