necrotomy


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necrotomy

 [nĕ-krot´ah-me]
1. dissection of a dead body.
2. excision of a sequestrum.
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ne·crot·o·my

(nĕ-krot'ŏ-mē),
1. Synonym(s): dissection
2. Operation for the removal of a necrosed portion of bone (sequestrum).
[necro- + G. tomē, cutting]
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necrotomy

(nĭ-krŏt′ə-mē, nĕ-)
n. pl. necroto·mies
1. Surgical excision of dead tissue.
2. Dissection of a dead body.
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necrotomy

(1) Autopsy, see there.
(2) Debridement of necrotic bone.
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ne·crot·o·my

(nĕ-krot'ŏ-mē)
1. Synonym(s): dissection.
2. Operation for the removal of a necrotic portion of bone (sequestrum).
[necro- + G. tomē, cutting]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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