atticoantrotomy

atticoantrotomy

 [at″ĭ-ko-an-trot´ah-me]
surgical exposure of the epitympanic recess (attic) and mastoid antrum.

atticoantrotomy

/at·ti·co·an·trot·o·my/ (at″ĭ-ko-an-trot´ah-me) surgical exposure of the attic and mastoid antrum.

atticoantrotomy

(at″ĭ-kō-an-trot′ŏ-mē) [ attic + antrotomy]
Surgical opening of the attic and mastoid antrum of the ear.
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An atticotomy is performed for wider exposure; if need be, an atticoantrotomy can be enlarged for a better view of the horizontal semicircular canal (figure 2).