costectomy

costectomy

 [kos-tek´to-me]
excision of a rib.

cos·tec·to·my

(kos-tek'tō-mē),
Excision of a rib.
[L. costa, rib, + G. ektomē, excision]

costectomy

(kŏ-stĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a rib.

costectomy

[kostek′təmē]
surgical removal of a rib or resection of rib.

cos·tec·to·my

(kos-tek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of a rib.
[L. costa, rib, + G. ektomē, excision]

costectomy

excision of a rib.