mammotomy


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mastotomy

 [mas-tot´ah-me]
incision of a mammary gland.
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mas·tot·o·my

(mas-tot'ŏ-mē),
Incision of the breast.
Synonym(s): mammotomy
[masto- + G. tomē, incision]
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mammotomy

(mă-mŏt′ə-mē)
n.
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mammotomy

An obsolete term for an incision into the breast.
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mas·tot·o·my

(mas-tot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of the breast.
Synonym(s): mammotomy.
[masto- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Compression should be applied over the biopsy site until bleeding has stopped, followed by the application of an antibiotic ointment and closure of the mammotomy site with steristrips.