osteotomoclasis

osteotomoclasis

(ŏs″tē-ō-tō-mŏk′lă-sĭs) [Gr. osteon, bone, + tomos, section, + klasis, breaking]
Correction of a pathologically curved bone by bending it after a wedge has been chiseled out of it by use of an osteotome.

osteotomoclasis

correction of bone curvature by partial division with the osteotome, followed by forcible fracture.