glossectomy

Surgical removal of all or part of the tongue.

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  • glossectomy — Resection or amputation of the tongue. SYN: elinguation, glossosteresis. [gloss + G. ektome, excision] * * * n. surgical removal of the tongue, an operation usually carried out for cancer in this structure. * * * glos·sec·to·my (glos ekґtə… …   Medical dictionary

  • glossectomy — n. surgical removal of all or part of the tongue …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glossectomy — n. surgical removal of the tongue, an operation usually carried out for cancer in this structure …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • glossectomy — /glɒˈsɛktəmi/ (say glo sektuhmee) noun (plural glossectomies) the removal of the tongue by surgery …   Australian English dictionary

  • glossectomy — glossecˈtomy noun Surgical removal of the tongue • • • Main Entry: ↑gloss …   Useful english dictionary

  • Midline glossectomy — A midline glossectomy is a surgical reduction of the size of the base of the tongue (posterior tongue). It sometimes is used to treat sleep apnea. See also Tongue splitting Ankyloglossia …   Wikipedia

  • Глоссэктомия (Glossectomy) — хирургическое удаление языка; данная операция обычно выполняется при раке языка. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • ГЛОССЭКТОМИЯ — (glossectomy) хирургическое удаление языка; данная операция обычно выполняется при раке языка …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • ICD-9-CM Volume 3 — is a system of procedural codes. It is a subset of ICD 9 CM (volumes 1 and 2 are used for diagnostic codes.) The United States National Center for Health Statistics drafted ICD 10 PCS in 2000 as a potential replacement for ICD 9 CM Volume 3, but… …   Wikipedia

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