frenotomy

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frenotomy

 [fre-not´ah-me]
the cutting of a frenum or frenulum.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē),
Division of any frenum or frenulum, especially that of the tongue.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]

frenotomy

(frə-nŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of a frenum, especially of the tongue.

frenotomy

[frənot′əmē]
Etymology: L, frenum + Gk, temnein, to cut
a surgical procedure for repairing a defective frenum, such as the cutting or lengthening of the lingual frenum to correct ankyloglossia. Compare frenectomy.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē)
Division of any frenum or frenulum, especially that of the tongue.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]

frenotomy

Cutting of a FRENUM.

fre·not·o·my

(frē-not'ŏ-mē)
Division of any frenum or frenulum.
[frenum + G. tomē, a cutting]

frenotomy (frənot´əmē),

n the cutting of a frenum; posibly the release of ankyloglossia (tongue-tie), although this is not the preferred method of treatment. More common term: frenectomy.
frenotomy, traumatic
(frənot´əmē trəmat´ik),
n a laceration of an oral frenum, usually the maxillary labial frenum, due to trauma. Most commonly seen in children.
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Traumatic frenectomy.

frenotomy

the cutting of a frenum (frenulum).
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