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Definition: 'Mastoidectomy'

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mastoidectomy

Type: Term

Pronunciation: mas′toy-dek′tŏ-mē

Definitions:
1. A group of operations on the mastoid process of the temporal bone and middle ear to drain, expose, or remove an infectious, inflammatory, or neoplastic lesion.

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