Definition of adrenalectomy in English:

adrenalectomy

noun

Medicine
  • Surgical excision of one or both adrenal glands; an instance of this. In later use also: suppression or abolition of the synthesis of adrenal hormone by means of drugs.

Origin

Early 20th century. From adrenal + -ectomy.

Pronunciation

adrenalectomy

/əˌdriːnəˈlɛktəmi//əˌdriːnlˈɛktəmi/