thymectomy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun pl. thy·mec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the thymus.
Origin: thym(us) + -ectomy.
thymectomy - Medical Definition
Surgical removal of the thymus gland.