labyrinthotomy

labyrinthotomy

 [lab″ĭ-rin-thot´ah-me]
incision of the labyrinth.
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lab·y·rin·thot·o·my

(lab'i-rin-thot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the labyrinth.
[labyrinth + G. tomē, incision]
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labyrinthotomy

(lăb′ə-rĭn-thŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the labyrinth of the ear.
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lab·y·rin·thot·o·my

(lab'i-rin-thot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the labyrinth.
[labyrinth + G. tomē, incision]
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