helotomy


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helotomy

 [he-lot´ah-me]
excision or paring of a corn or callus.
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helotomy

(hē-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Treatment of a corn or corns by surgery.
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he·lot·o·my

(hē-lot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical treatment of corns.
[heloma + G. tomē, cutting]
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