Definitions

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  • n. The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumour or anything that obstructs the passage.
  • n. scarification or incision of the tonsils

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In surgery, incision into the pharynx.

Etymologies

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pharynx +‎ -tomy

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