Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical removal of the stapes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An operation for the removal of the stapes in the middle ear.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. surgical removal of the stapes of the middle ear

Etymologies

New Latin stapēs, stapēd-, stapes; see stapes + -ectomy.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From stapes + -ectomy (Wiktionary)

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