plicotomy

plicotomy

 [pli-kot´ah-me]
surgical division of the posterior fold of the tympanic membrane.
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pli·cot·o·my

(plī-kot'ō-mē),
Division of the posterior malleolar fold.
[plica + G. tomē, incision]
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plicotomy

(plī-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of the posterior fold of the tympanic membrane.
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pli·cot·o·my

(plī-kot'ŏ-mē)
Division of a mallear fold.
[plica + G. tomē, incision]
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