pulpectomy

(redirected from partial pulpectomy)
Also found in: Dictionary.

pulpectomy

 [pul-pek´to-me]
root canal therapy involving complete removal of dental pulp from a tooth.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

pulpectomy

(pŭl-pĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Removal of the entire pulp structure of a tooth, including that in the roots.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pulpectomy

The removal of the entire dental PULP of a tooth. Pulpectomy is a necessary preliminary to root-canal treatment.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
Full browser ?