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Definition of the noun adenoidectomy

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noun - plural: adenoidectomies

  1. surgical removal of the adenoids; commonly performed along with tonsillectomy

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Google previewSurgical Technology for the Surgical Technologist, A Positive Care Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathing through the nose and chronic infections or earaches. The surgery is less common for adults. A tonsillectomy is a ...

Google previewSelf-Assessment in Otolaryngology E-Book (2016)

by James Paul O'Neill, Jatin P. Shah

Adenoidectomy is an effective first-line surgical procedure for ...

Google previewExploring Medical Language, A Student-Directed Approach (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids.

Google previewTextbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing/ Brunner and Suddarth (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy: Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathingthroughthe noseandchronic infections or earaches.The surgery isless commonforadults.

Google previewIntroduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy: Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids.

Google previewNelson Textbook of Pediatrics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathing through the nose and chronic infections or earaches. The surgery is less common for adults. Otosclerosis is an ...

Google previewMedical-Surgical Nursing, Patient-Centered Collaborative Care (2016)

Nursing, Nursing by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathing through the nose and chronic infections or earaches. The surgery is less common for adults. Laryngitis: Laryngitis ...

Google previewCurrent Pediatric Therapy (2016)

Medicine, Pediatrics by CTI Reviews

Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids. They may be removed for several reasons, including impaired breathing through the nose and chronic infections or earaches. The surgery is less common for adults. A tonsillectomy is a ...

Google previewBasic Clinical Radiobiology, Fifth Edition (2016)

by Michael C. Joiner, Albert van der Kogel

in children in conjunction with adenoidectomy is a well—recognized indication,44 but there are no randomized trials recruiting children with OSA for surgical treatment. [X~>(~X~] 45, 46 Further indications ...

Google previewMedical Record (1921)

by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman

Adenoidectomy is a comparatively simple procedure, but a complete adenoidectomy, including the tissue around the orifices of the Eustachian tubes, is very rarely accomplished, except by experienced and competent operators. This is readily ...

Google previewSmith's Anesthesia for Infants and Children (2010)

Expert Consult Premium by Peter J. Davis, Franklyn P. Cladis, Etsuro K. Motoyama

Adenoidectomy is a relatively short procedure (15 to 45 minutes), and many centers perform anesthesia without neuromuscular blockade and with less opioid than suggested in the following descriptions. Anesthesia is induced most commonly ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

adenoidectomy. n. surgical removal of the *adenoids in patients who suffer from either *glue ear or difficulty in breathing through the nose. adenoids. ( nasopharyngeal tonsil) n. a collection of lymphatic tissue in the *nasopharynx. Enlargement ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of School Psychology (2004)

by T. Stuart Watson, Christopher H. Skinner

Adenoidectomy (removal of adenoids) and tonsil- lectomy (removal of tonsils) may also be performed, although there is some controversy about the effectiveness of these procedures in resolving OM. The 1994 American Academy of Pediatrics ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

Adenoidectomy is indicated for hypertrophy of adenoids that obstruct nasal breathing. n patient care considerations: Nursing care is focused on provision of comfort and rest. Warm, bland fluids or very cold fluids, saltwater gargles, and throat ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2008)

by Diagram Group

adenoidectomy Surgery to remove the adenoids. adhesion Abnormal joining of tissues caused by inflammation, resulting in scarring. adipectomy Surgery to remove fatty tissue. adrenalectomy ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

adenoepithelioma adenofibroma adenofibroma edematodes adenohypophysis adenoid adenoidal speech adenoidectomy adenoid facies adenoid hyperplasia adenoid hypertrophy adenoiditis adenoids adenoleiomyofibroma adenolipoma ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

trepanation 12appendectomy, circumcision, corneal graft, hysterectomy, laryngectomy, microsurgery, neurosurgery, tonsilectomy, tracheostomy, trephination 13 adenoidectomy, prostatectomy, psychosurgery, stomatoplasty, thyroidectomy, ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

adenoids knife adenomatome surgical instrument for cutting adenoids adenotome surgical instrument for cutting a gland or adenoids adenoids excision adenoidectomy after intercourse postcoital after surgery postoperative after vaccination ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2007)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

adenoidectomy ("adәnoy'dektәmee) the surgical removal of adenoidtissuefromthe nasopharynx. adenoma ("adә'nohmә) a nonmalignant tumourof glandular tissue. adenomatome ("adә'nohmә"tohm) an instrument for the removal of ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2013)

by Mosby

adenoidectomy /ad'snoidek'tome/ [Gk, aden + eidos, form, ektome', excision], the removal of lymphoid tissue in the nasopharynx. This surgical procedure may be performed because the adenoids are enlarged, ...

Google previewDictionary of Hearing (2013)

by Maryanne Maltby

adenoidectomy n ădenoidĕktomē [Gk adenoides like ...

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary - E-Book (2014)

for Nurses and Healthcare Workers by Barbara F. Weller

adenoidectomy the surgical removal of adenoid tissue from the nasopharynx. adenomyoma an innocent new growth involving both endometrium and muscle tissue; found in the uterus or uterine ligaments. adenopathy enlargement of any ...

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Video shows what adenoidectomy means. Surgical removal of the adenoids, or of adenoid growths in the nasopharynx; commonly performed along with ...

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