costotomy


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costotomy

 [kos-tot´ah-me]
incision or division of a rib or costal cartilage.

cos·tot·o·my

(kos-tot'ō-mē),
Division of a rib.
[costo- + G. tomē, a cutting]

costotomy

(kŏ-stŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of a rib.

cos·tot·o·my

(kos-tot'ŏ-mē)
Division of a rib.
[costo- + G. tomē, a cutting]

costotomy

incision or division of a rib or costal cartilage.