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Adenoidectomy

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 previewSelf-Assessment in Otolaryngology (2016)

by James Paul O'Neill, Jatin P. Shah

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

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Brunner and Suddarths Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, North American Edition : In One Volume by Suzanne C Smeltzer, ISBN 9781582559926 (2014)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing/ Brunner & Suddarth by Suzanne C Smeltzer, ISBN 9780781759786 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook 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 previewe-Study Guide for: Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing (2012)

Nursing, Nursing by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Adenoidectomy: Adenoidectomy is the surgical removal of the adenoids.

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 previewObstructive Sleep Apnea, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics, (2013)

by Jim Barker, Shirley F. Jones

In fact in children, tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy is the first ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for Medical-Surgical Nursing: Patient-Centered Collaborative Care, textbook by Donna D. Ignatavicius (2012)

Nursing, Nursing by Cram101 Textbook 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 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 previewConcise Colour 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 previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - Elsevieron VitalSource (2016)

by Mosby

a cystic, glandular adenoidectomy adenoidectomy sad'onoidek"tomě/ [Gk, aden--eidos, form, ektome, excision], the surgical.

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 - Elsevieron VitalSource (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 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 previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

adenoidectomy n surgical removal from the nasopharynx of enlarged pharyngeal tonsil (adenoid tissue). adipose 3 adenoids npl abnormally enlarged pharyngeal tonsils.

Google previewBailliere's Nurses' Dictionary (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 ...

Google previewAustralian Nurses' Dictionary (2016)

by Jennie King, Rhonda Hawley

adenoidectomy (ˌadənoy dektəmee) the surgical ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

adenoidectomy (éd'n-oi-dék'te-mé) N. surgical removal anatomical location of the adenoids of the adenoids. This operation was once commonly performed along with tonsillectomy (removal of the tonsils) but is now much less ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words (2013)

Over 10,000ÊCommon and Confusing Words Explained by Diagram Group

Ad hominem Ad infinitum Ad lib Ad libitum Ad nauseam Ad valorem ADAD Adagio Adam Adaptation Addison's disease Additive Address Adduction Adenectomy Adenoidectomy Adenoids Adenoma Adenosinetriphosphate Adhesion Adi.

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

adenoidectomy (ad' -e-noyd-ek' -to-mi): Surgical removal of adenoid ...

Google previewMosby's Dental Dictionary - Elsevieron VitalSource (2013)

by Mosby

adenoidectomy (ad′ənoidek′tə mē), n the removal of the lymphoid ...

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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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