Isthmectomy meaning

ĭs-mĕk tə-mē, ĭsth-
Surgical excision of the midportion of the thyroid.
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(surgery) The surgical removal of the band of tissue (isthmus) connecting the two lobes of the thyroid gland.
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Origin of isthmectomy

  • isthmus +‎ -ectomy

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