Meaning of adenotomy in English:

adenotomy

noun

Surgery
  • Originally: †dissection of glands (obsolete rare). In later use: excision of adenoids.

Pronunciation

adenotomy

/ˌadɪˈnɒtəmi/ /ˌadnˈɒtəmi/

Origin

Late 18th century. From adeno- + -tomy, after French adénotomie or post-classical Latin adenotomia (both 1753 or earlier).