from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
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- n. The surgical removal of the thyroid gland.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Excision of a part or the whole of the thyroid gland or of the thyroid cartilage.
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- n. surgical removal of the thyroid gland
thyroid + -ectomy (Wiktionary)