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Rarely used term for incision of an abscess, cyst, or other tumor.
[onco- + G. tomē, incision]
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Surgical incision of an abscess, cyst, or tumor.
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oncotomyA nonspecific term for an incision into any tumour, regardless of its nature—e.g., inflammatory, neoplastic or reactive.
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