Definition of Adenoidectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy.




Definition of Adenoidectomy

1. Noun. (surgery) Surgical removal of the adenoids, or of adenoid growths in the nasopharynx; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy. ¹

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Medical Definition of Adenoidectomy

1. The surgical removal of the adenoid glands. Indications include airway obstruction, nasal obstruction, sleep apnoea and chronic ear infections. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adenoidectomy

adenography
adenohypophyses
adenohypophysial
adenohypophysis
adenohypophysitis
adenoid
adenoid cystic carcinoma
adenoid facies
adenoid squamous cell carcinoma
adenoid tissue
adenoid tumour
adenoidal
adenoidal-pharyngeal-conjunctival virus
adenoidally
adenoidectomies
adenoidectomy (current term)
adenoidism
adenoiditis
adenoiditises
adenoids
adenoleiomyofibroma
adenolipoma
adenolipomatosis
adenological
adenology
adenolymphocele
adenolymphoma
adenolymphomas
adenolymphomata
adenoma

Literary usage of Adenoidectomy

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1. Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children: Clinical Practice Guideline by Sylvan E. Stool (1998)
"Benefits of adenoidectomy For patients whose adenoids obstruct the nasopharynx, adenoidectomy has the immediate benefit of relief of mouth breathing and ..."

2. Transactions of the American Therapeutic Society by American Therapeutic Society, Albert Ernest Gallant, Peter Brynberg Porter (1914)
"Operation, Child's Hospital, tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy. Ten cc serum given twenty hours before operation. Practically no bleeding during or after ..."

3. Health United States 1995: The Annual National Report on Health by Kate Prager, Diane M. Makuc, Jacob J. Feldman (1998)
"... 13.7 Myringotomy 20.0 Tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy ... adenoidectomy without tonsillectomy 28.6 Direct heart revascularization (coronary ..."

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