cavernostomy

cavernostomy

 [kav″er-nos´tah-me]
operative incision into a cavity to allow drainage, such as the drainage of a pulmonary abscess.

cavernostomy

(kăv′ər-nŏs′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical opening and drainage of a cavity.

cavernostomy

(kav-ĕr-nos′tŏ-mē) [L. caverna, a hollow, cavern + -stomy]]
The surgical opening of a hollow body part or cavity.

cavernostomy

operative drainage of a pulmonary abscess of the lung.