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tenotomy /te·not·o·my/ (ten-ot´ah-me) transection of a tendon.
te·not·o·my (t-nt-m)
n.
The surgical division of a tendon to correct a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as for the correction of strabismus. Also called tendotomy.

Tenotomy
A surgical procedure that cuts the tendon of a contracted muscle to allow lengthening.
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tenotomy
[tenot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, tenon, tendon, temnein, to cut
the total or partial severing of a tendon, performed to correct a muscle imbalance, such as in the correction of strabismus of the eye or in clubfoot.

tenotomy [ten-ot´ah-me]
transection of a tendon; called also tendon release.
graduated tenotomy partial transection of a tendon.

tenotomy
transection of a tendon.

graduated tenotomy
partial transection of a tendon.

te·not·o·my (te-not'ŏ-mē),
The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus.
Synonym(s): tendotomy
[teno- + G. tomē, incision]

te·not·o·my (te-not'ŏ-mē)
The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus.
Synonym(s): tendotomy.
[teno- + G. tomē, incision]

tenotomy surgical division of a tendon, e.g. to correct contraction deformity


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