Pharyngotomy

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pharyngotomy

(Science: procedure, surgery) The operation of making an incision into the pharynx, to remove a tumour or anything that obstructs the passage.

scarification or incision of the tonsils.

Origin: Pharynx _ Gr. To cut: cf. F. Pharyngotomie.

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