TITLE

parotidectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1600
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "parotidectomy" is presented. Parotidectomy refers to the excision of the parotid gland. This procedure is most often performed to excise a malignancy and less often to remove a calculus that cannot be extracted from the duct in the mouth. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21239634

 

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