ostectomy

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ostectomy

 [os-tek´to-me]
excision of a bone or part of a bone.

os·tec·to·my

(os-tek'tŏ-mē),
1. Surgical removal of bone.
2. In dentistry, resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets.
Synonym(s): osteoectomy
[osteo- + G. ektomē, excision]

ostectomy

/os·tec·to·my/ (os-tek´tah-me) excision of a bone or part of a bone.

ostectomy

(ŏs-tĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a bone or part of a bone.

ostectomy

Orthopedics The excision of bone or part thereof

os·tec·to·my

(os-tek'tŏ-mē)
1. Surgical removal of bone.
2. dentistry resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets.
[osteo- + G. ektomē, excision]

os·tec·to·my

(os-tek'tŏ-mē)
1. dentistry resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets.
2. Surgical removal of bone.
[osteo- + G. ektomē, excision]

ostectomy (ostek´tōmē),

n the excision of a bone or portion of a bone.
ostectomy, periodontal,
n the removal of alveolar bone from around the tooth root to eliminate an adjacent pocket and secure physiologic osseous and gingival form.

ostectomy

excision of a bone or part of a bone.