discotomy


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disc·ec·to·my

(disk-ek'tŏ-mē),
Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disk.
Synonym(s): discotomy
[disco- + G. ektomē, excision]
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discotomy

(dĭ-skŏt′ə-mē)
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disc·ec·to·my

(disk-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disc.
Synonym(s): discotomy.
[disco- + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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