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ostectomy

 [os-tek´to-me]
excision of a bone or part of a bone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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ostectomy

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

Orthopedics The excision of bone or part thereof
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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