desmotomy

desmotomy

/des·mot·o·my/ (dez-mot´ah-me) incision or division of a ligament.

desmotomy

(dĕs-mŏt′ō-mē) [″ + tome, incision]
Dissection of a ligament.

desmotomy

the cutting or division of ligaments. See also patellar ligament desmotomy, check ligament desmotomy.