oncotomy


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on·cot·o·my

(ong-kot'ŏ-mē),
Rarely used term for incision of an abscess, cyst, or other tumor.
[onco- + G. tomē, incision]
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oncotomy

(ŏng-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of an abscess, cyst, or tumor.
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oncotomy

A nonspecific term for an incision into any tumour, regardless of its nature—e.g., inflammatory, neoplastic or reactive.
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