tonsillectomy


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ton·sil·lec·to·my

 (tŏn′sə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ton·sil·lec·to·mies
Surgical removal of tonsils or a tonsil.
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tonsillectomy

(ˌtɒnsɪˈlɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the palatine tonsils
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ton•sil•lec•to•my

(ˌtɒn səˈlɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the operation of excising or removing one or both tonsils.
[1900–05]
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tonsillectomy

Surgery to remove the tonsils.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tonsillectomy - surgical removal of the palatine tonsilstonsillectomy - surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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Translations

tonsillectomy

[ˌtɒnsɪˈlektəmɪ] Ntonsilectomía f, amigdalotomía f
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tonsillectomy

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tonsillectomy

[ˌtɒnsɪˈlɛktəmɪ] ntonsillectomia
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ton·sil·lec·to·my

n. amigdalectomía, extirpación de las amígdalas.
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tonsillectomy

n (pl -mies) amigdalectomía
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References in periodicals archive ?
9, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- For children undergoing tonsillectomy, having perioperative opioid fills is not associated with return visits for pain or dehydration, according to a study published online Aug.
"Our study suggests that many children receive opioid prescriptions after tonsillectomy and that the amount of opioids in these prescriptions may be excessive," said study lead author Dr.
Please Explain Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy to Me
A tonsillectomy, a surgical procedure performed to completely remove the tonsils, is one of the most commonly performed surgeries on children in the United States.
Tonsillectomy is one of the most widespread operations applied in pediatric populations (1).
The most common reason for a tonsillectomy - the surgical procedure to remove the tonsils - is a recurrent sore throat.
UK guidelines suggest offering a tonsillectomy for children with seven or more documented sore throats over the course of a year, they added.
Adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy are commonly performed in childhood; however these procedures might cause an immunologic imbalance and increase atopy or allergic diseases [2].
Tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy are the most common otolaryngologic interventions in children (1).
Both groups underwent tonsillectomy using bipolar diathermy.
Objective: To compare effects of local and systemic administrations of dexamethasone and local bupivacaine on postoperative pain in patients who have had tonsillectomy.