counteropening

(redirected from contraaperture)

count·er·o·pen·ing

(kown'ter-ō'pen-ing),
A second opening made at the dependent part of an abscess or other cavity containing fluid, which is not draining satisfactorily through a previous opening.

counteropening

/coun·ter·open·ing/ (-o″pen-ing) a second incision made across an earlier one to promote drainage.

count·er·o·pen·ing

(kown'tĕr-ō'pĕn-ing)
A second opening made at the dependent part of an abscess or other cavity containing fluid, which is not draining satisfactorily through an opening previously made.
Synonym(s): contraaperture, counterpuncture.

counteropening

a second incision made across from an earlier one to promote drainage. Called also contra-aperture.