Glossectomy

A glossectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the tongue. It is performed in order to curtail malignant growth such as oral cancer. Often only a portion of the tongue needs to be removed, in which case the procedure is called a hemiglossectomy. ...
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glossectomy

<procedure> Partial or total surgical excision of the tongue. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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glossectomy

(glos-ek´tә-me) excision of all or a portion of the tongue.
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Glossectomy

A glossectomy is the surgical removal of all or part of the tongue.
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glossectomy

glossectomy, lingulectomy 1. Partial or total surgical excision of the tongue. 2. Excision or amputation of the tongue.
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Glossectomy

surgical removal of all or part of the tongue
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glossectomy

Surgical removal of all or part of the tongue.
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glossectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: glo-sek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Resection or amputation of the tongue. Synonyms: glossosteresis
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