Definition of adrenalectomy in English:

adrenalectomy

noun

Surgery 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

/əˌdriːnlˈɛktəmi//əˌdriːnəˈlɛktəmi/