esophagomyotomy

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esophagomyotomy

 [ĕ-sof″ah-go-mi-ot´ah-me]
incision through the muscular coat of the esophagus.
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e·soph·a·go·my·ot·o·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē),
Longitudinal division of the muscular layer down to the submucosa of the lowest part of the esophageal wall; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
[esophagus + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]
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esophagomyotomy

(ĭ-sŏf′ə-gō-mī-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Treatment of esophageal achalasia by a longitudinal division of the lowest part of the esophageal muscle down to the submucosal layer; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
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e·soph·a·go·my·ot·o·my

(ĕ-sof'ă-gō-mī-ot'ŏ-mē)
Treatment of esophageal achalasia by longitudinal division of the lowest part of the esophageal muscle down to the submucosal layer; some muscle fibers of the cardia may also be divided.
Synonym(s): oesophagomyotomy.
[esophagus + G. mys, muscle, + tomē, incision]
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Esophagomyotomy

A surgical incision through the muscular tissue of the esophagus.
Mentioned in: Achalasia
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