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Introduction: Adenoidectomy

Description of Adenoidectomy

Adenoidectomy: surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Adenoidectomy: excision of the diffuse lymphoid tissue and follicles in the roof and posterior wall of the nasopharynx or adenoids; these tissues are also called adenoid tonsils or pharyngeal tonsil.
Source: CRISP

Adenoidectomy: Excision of the adenoids. (Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Adenoidectomy: Related Topics

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Broader terms for Adenoidectomy

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Adenoidectomy

The following list attempts to classify Adenoidectomy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ablation,cutting out,excision,extirpation
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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