pleurotomy

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thoracotomy

 [thor″ah-kot´ah-me]
incision of the chest wall; see also thoracic surgery. Called also pleuracotomy and pleurotomy.

tho·ra·cot·o·my

(thō'ră-kot'ŏ-mē),
Incision through the chest wall into the pleural space.
Synonym(s): pleurotomy
[thoraco- + G. tomē, incision]

pleurotomy

/pleu·rot·o·my/ (pldbobr-rot´ah-me) thoracotomy.

pleurotomy

(plo͝o-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. pleuroto·mies
Surgical incision of the pleura.

tho·ra·cot·o·my

(thōr'ă-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the chest wall.
Synonym(s): pleurotomy.
[thoraco- + G. tomē, incision]

pleurotomy

incision of the pleura.
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