merotomy

merotomy

 [mĕ-rot´ah-me]
a cutting into segments.
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me·rot·o·my

(mĕ-rot'ŏ-mē),
The procedure of cutting into parts, as the cutting of a cell into separate parts to study their capacity for survival and development.
[mero- + G. tomē, incision]
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merotomy

(mə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Division into parts, especially of a cell.
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me·rot·o·my

(mĕ-rot'ŏ-mē)
The procedure of dividing into segments, as the cutting of a cell into separate parts to study their capacity for survival and development.
[mero- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Meniscus injuries that are unable to be sutured are generally treated by meniscus merotomy and meniscus resection [86].