Definition of adenoidectomy in English:

adenoidectomy

noun

  • Surgical removal of (enlarged) adenoids; an instance of this.

Origin

Late 19th century. From adenoid + -ectomy. Compare earlier adenotomy.

Pronunciation

adenoidectomy

/ˌad(ə)nɔɪˈdɛktəmi//ˌadɪnɔɪˈdɛktəmi/