Surgery to remove one or more parathyroid glands (four pea-sized organs found on the thyroid).

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  • Parathyroidectomy — Interventions infobox Name = PAGENAME Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 06.8 MeshID = D016105 OtherCodes = Also known as Parathyroid gland removal , Parathyroidectomy is the surgical removal of one or more parathyroid glands. This procedure is used to… …   Wikipedia

  • parathyroidectomy — noun (plural mies) Date: 1903 partial or complete excision of the parathyroid glands • parathyroidectomized adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parathyroidectomy — /par euh thuy roy dek teuh mee/, n., pl. parathyroidectomies. Surg. the excision of a parathyroid gland. [1900 05; PARATHYROID + ECTOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • parathyroidectomy — noun The procedure to remove one or more of the parathyroid glands …   Wiktionary

  • parathyroidectomy — Excision of the parathyroid glands. [parathyroid + G. ektome, excision] * * * para·thy·roid·ec·to·my .rȯid ek tə mē n, pl mies partial or complete excision of the parathyroid glands para·thy·roid·ec·to·mized .mīzd adj * * * n …   Medical dictionary

  • parathyroidectomy — n. surgical removal of the parathyroid, excision of the small secretory glands located behind the thyroid gland (Surgery) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parathyroidectomy — para·thyroidectomy …   English syllables

  • parathyroidectomy — n. surgical removal of the parathyroid glands, usually as part of the treatment of hyperparathyroidism …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • parathyroidectomy — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary parathyroid (I) + ectomy : excision of the parathyroid glands …   Useful english dictionary

  • Паратиреоидэктомия (Parathyroidectomy) — хирургическая операция, заключающаяся в удалении паращитовидных желез; обычно выполняется в ходе лечения гиперпаратирсоидизма. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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