adrenalectomy

adrenalectomy
noun Date: circa 1910 surgical removal of an adrenal glandadrenalectomized adjective

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  • Adrenalectomy — Interventions infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 07.2 ICD9 mult = ICD9proc|07.3 MeshID = D000315 OtherCodes = Adrenalectomy is the surgical removal of one or both (bilateral adrenalectomy) adrenal glands. It is usually advised for… …   Wikipedia

  • adrenalectomy — Removal of one or both adrenal glands. [adrenal + G. ektome, excision] * * * ad·re·nal·ec·to·my tə mē n, pl mies surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands * * * n. the surgical removal of an adrenal glands, usually performed because of… …   Medical dictionary

  • adrenalectomy — ad·re·nal·ec·to·my (ə drē nə lĕkʹtə mē) n. pl. ad·re·nal·ec·to·mies Surgical excision of one or both of the adrenal glands. * * * …   Universalium

  • adrenalectomy — noun The removal of one or both adrenal glands, usually advised for patients with tumours in those glands …   Wiktionary

  • adrenalectomy — n. surgical removal of the the adrenal glands …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adrenalectomy — ad·re·nal·ec·to·my …   English syllables

  • adrenalectomy — n. the surgical removal of an adrenal gland, usually performed because of neoplastic disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • adrenalectomy — /ədrinəˈlɛktəmi/ (say uhdreenuh lektuhmee) noun (plural adrenalectomies) the removal of one or both adrenal glands …   Australian English dictionary

  • adrenalectomy — Surgery to remove one or both adrenal glands (a small organ on top of each kidney) …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • adrenalectomy — noun surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands • Syn: ↑suprarenalectomy • Hypernyms: ↑ablation, ↑extirpation, ↑cutting out, ↑excision …   Useful english dictionary

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