apicectomy

apicectomy

 [a″pĭ-sek´to-me]
excision of the apex of the petrous portion of the temporal bone.

ap·i·cec·to·my

(ap'i-sek'tō-mē),
1. Opening and exenteration of air cells in the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone.
2. In dental surgery, an obsolete synonym for apicoectomy.
[L. apex, summit or tip, + G. ektomē, excision]

apicectomy

/api·cec·to·my/ (a″pĭ-sek´tah-me) excision of the apex of the petrous portion of the temporal bone.

apicectomy

(ā′pĭ-sĕk′tə-mē, ăp′ĭ-)
n.
Surgical removal of the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone.

apicectomy

ap·i·cec·to·my

(api-sektŏ-mē)
1. Opening and exenteration of air cells in the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone.
2. dental surgery An obsolete synonym for apicoectomy.
[L. apex, summit or tip, + G. ektomē, excision]

apicectomy

The removal of the tip of a tooth root. This is done if root canal treatment has been unsuccessful or is inappropriate.

ap·i·cec·to·my

(api-sektŏ-mē)
1. In dental surgery, an obsolete synonym for apicoectomy.
2. Opening and exenteration of air cells in the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone.
[L. apex, summit or tip, + G. ektomē, excision]

apicectomy,

apicectomy

excision of the apical portion of the root of a tooth through an opening in overlying tissues of the jaw.
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