Definition of Pharyngotomy

1. n. The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumor or anything that obstructs the passage.



Definition of Pharyngotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumour or anything that obstructs the passage. ¹

2. Noun. scarification or incision of the tonsils ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pharyngotomy

1. The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumour or anything that obstructs the passage. Scarification or incision of the tonsils. Origin: Pharynx + Gr. To cut: cf. F. Pharyngotomie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pharyngotomy

pharyngoplegia
pharyngopneusta
pharyngorhinoscopy
pharyngoscope
pharyngoscopes
pharyngoscopic
pharyngoscopies
pharyngoscopy
pharyngospasm
pharyngostaphylinus
pharyngostenosis
pharyngostomy
pharyngotome
pharyngotomes
pharyngotomies
pharyngotomy (current term)
pharyngotonsillitis
pharyngotympanic
pharyngotympanic groove
pharyngotympanic tube
pharynx
pharynxes
phascogale
phascogales
phascolome
phascolomes
phase
phase-amplitude contrast
phase-contrast microscope
phase-locked loop

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