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Medical Term:

cryoprostatectomy

Pronunciation: kri'o-pros'ta-tek'to-me

Definition: Destruction of the prostate gland by freezing, utilizing a specially designed cryoprobe.

[cryo- + L. prostata, prostate, + G. ektome, excision]

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