myectomy

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myectomy

 [mi-ek´to-me]
surgical excision of a muscle.
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my·ec·to·my

(mī-ek'tō-mē),
Excision of a portion of a muscle.
[G. mys, muscle, + ektomē, excision]
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myectomy

(mī-ĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a portion of muscle.
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my·ec·to·my

(mī-ek'tǒ-mē)
Excision of all or part of a muscle.
[G. mys, muscle, + ektomē, excision]
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myectomy

The excision of a portion of a muscle. It is done to decrease the effective action of an extraocular muscle in the correction of strabismus. See myotomy; strabismus surgery.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann