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myringotomy

Saltos de línea: myr¦in|got¦omy
Pronunciación: /ˌmɪrɪnˈdʒɒtəmi
 
, -ˈɡɒtəmi/

Definición de myringotomy en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Surgical incision into the eardrum, to relieve pressure or drain fluid.
Example sentences
  • A myringotomy drains the fluids and prevents the build up of fluids in the future.
  • The surgical procedures were adenoidectomy, myringotomy, and tympanoplasty.
  • If fluid was apparent, myringotomy was performed, and the fluid was sent for culture.

Origen

late 19th century: from modern Latin myringa 'eardrum' + -tomy.

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