craterization


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craterization

 [kra″ter-ĭ-za´shun]
excision of bone tissue to create a crater-like depression.
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sau·cer·i·za·tion

(saw'sĕr-i-zā'shŭn),
Excavation of tissue to form a shallow depression, performed in wound treatment to facilitate drainage from infected areas.
Synonym(s): craterization
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