Pharyngotomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pharyngotomy (Surg) The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumor or anything that obstructs the passage.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pharyngotomy In surgery, incision into the pharynx.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pharyngotomy the operation of making an incision into the pharynx to remove a tumour
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pharynx, + Gr,. to cut,: cf. F. pharyngotomie,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Late L.,—Gr. pharyngkx, the pharynx.

Usage


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Suprahyoid pharyngotomy for excision of laryngeal venous malformation.
Suprahyoid pharyngotomy for excision of laryngeal venous malformation.
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