exostectomy

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ex·os·tec·to·my

(ek'sos-tek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of an exostosis.
Synonym(s): exostosectomy
[exostosis + G. ektomē, excision]
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exostectomy

Orthopedics The surgical excision of an exostosis or other bony bump. See Exostosis, Subungual exostosis.
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