TITLE

mastoidectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1310
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mastoidectomy" is presented. Mastoidectomy refers to the surgical excision of the mastoid sinuses. It involves the complete removal of the mastoid sinuses, or radical, involving the middle ear. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21235110

 

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