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

  • n. Surgical removal of mastoid cells or part or all of the mastoid process.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The surgical procedure to remove part or all of the mastoid process.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A surgical operation for the excavation of the mastoid process.

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

  • n. surgical removal of some or all of the mastoid process


mastoid +‎ -ectomy (Wiktionary)


  • No officer, my mother had a double mastoidectomy the year before I was born.

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  • The CG was removed by a mastoidectomy procedure and the histopathologic report confirmed the diagnosis of CG.

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  • Performing a mastoidectomy, a group of operations on the temporal bone and middle ear to drain, expo ...



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