myectomy

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myectomy

 [mi-ek´to-me]
surgical excision of a muscle.

my·ec·to·my

(mī-ek'tō-mē),
Excision of a portion of a muscle.
[G. mys, muscle, + ektomē, excision]

myectomy

/my·ec·to·my/ (mi-ek´tah-me) excision of a muscle.

myectomy

(mī-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a portion of muscle.

myectomy

excision of part of a muscle.

myectomy/myotomy

a surgical method of treating total or near-total intestinal aganglionosis. It combines circular excision of seromuscular tissue from a short segment of bowel and a longitudinal myotomy with creation of a stoma, resulting in a short length of functional intestine that will support increasing amounts of enteral nutrition. Also called myectomyotomy.

my·ec·to·my

(mī-ek'tǒ-mē)
Excision of all or part of a muscle.
[G. mys, muscle, + ektomē, excision]

myectomy

The excision of a portion of a muscle. It is done to decrease the effective action of an extraocular muscle in the correction of strabismus. See myotomy; strabismus surgery.

myectomy

excision of a muscle or a portion of a muscle.

caudal myectomy
see nicking (2). Instead of severing the ventral sacrococcygeal muscle, a portion is removed.
pectineal myectomy