malacotomy

malacotomy

An obsolete term for surgical incision into soft parts.
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malacotomy

(măl-ă-kŏt′ō-mē) [Gr. malakos, soft, + tome, incision]
Incision of soft areas of the body, esp. of the abdominal wall.
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