The operation of removing the tonsils; -- formerly also called tonsilotomy.
Surgery to remove a tonsil or tonsils
a common treatment for sleep apneas in children
an operation to remove the tonsils
a relatively routine and simple surgical procedure, but it is somewhat unpleasant for the patient as there is almost always some visible bleeding from the raw wound in the throat and considerable soreness
a surgical procedure done under a general anesthetic
a surgical procedure, during which the tonsils are removed
a surgical procedure , during which the tonsil s are removed
a terribly difficult procedure for young children," Koltai says
surgical removal of the tonsils.
The surgical removal of both tonsils. A tonsillectomy may be performed in cases of recurrent tonsillitis, or treat sleep apnea and some speech disorders.
A procedure to remove the tonsils.
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure in which the tonsils are removed. Sometimes the adenoids are removed at the same time.