frenectomy

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frenectomy

 [fre-nek´to-me]
excision of a frenum or frenulum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

fre·nec·to·my

(frē-nek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of any frenum.
[frenum + G. ektomē, excision]
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frenectomy

(frə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a frenum.
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frenectomy

Excision of the frenulum of the tongue, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

fre·nec·to·my

(frē-nek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of any frenum.
[frenum + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

fre·nec·to·my

(frē-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of frenum; usually done to reattach it to allow greater freedom of movement.
[frenum + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012