pulpectomy

(redirected from partial coronal pulpectomy)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to partial coronal pulpectomy: root canal

pulpectomy

 [pul-pek´to-me]
root canal therapy involving complete removal of dental pulp from a tooth.

pulp·ec·to·my

(pŭl-pek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including the pulp tissue in the roots.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. ektomē, excision]

pulpectomy

/pul·pec·to·my/ (pul-pek´tah-me) removal of dental pulp.

pulpectomy

(pŭl-pĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including that in the roots.

pulpectomy

[pulpek′təmē]
Etymology: L, pulpa, flesh; Gk, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of all or part of the pulp of a tooth.

pulp·ec·to·my

(pŭl-pek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including the pulp tissue in the roots.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. ektomē, excision]

pulpectomy

The removal of the entire dental PULP of a tooth. Pulpectomy is a necessary preliminary to root-canal treatment.

pulp·ec·to·my

(pŭl-pek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of tooth's entire pulp structure, including root pulp tissue.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. ektomē, excision]

pulpectomy

removal of dental pulp.

partial coronal pulpectomy
a procedure in which some exposed pulp is amputated and the remainder is covered. Sometimes called pulpotomy.