1. tonsillectomy

noun. ['ˌtɑːnsɪˈlɛktəˌmiː'] surgical removal of the palatine tonsils; commonly performed along with adenoidectomy.


  • cutting out
  • ablation
  • extirpation

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Rhymes with Tonsillectomy

  • prostatectomy
  • hysterectomy
  • hysterectomies
  • appendectomy
  • mastectomy
  • lumpectomy
  • vasectomy

Sentences with tonsillectomy

1. Noun, singular or mass
Sleep can be one of your best tools in recovering from your tonsillectomy.

2. Adjective
Bleeding is a great concern with tonsillectomy recovery even if the patient never goes into a pool.