pulpotomy


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pulpotomy

 [pul-pot´ah-me]
root canal therapy involving partial removal of dental pulp from a tooth.

pul·pot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē),
Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]

pulpotomy

/pul·pot·o·my/ (pul-pot´ah-me) excision of the coronal pulp.

pulpotomy

(pŭl-pŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of the tooth pulp, usually of the coronal portion.

pulpotomy

[pul·pot′ə·mē]
root canal therapy consisting of partial excision of the dental pulp. Also called pulp amputation.

pulp·ot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē)
Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]

pulpotomy

Removal of part or all of the part of the pulp of a tooth within the crown. This is necessary usually because of infection resulting from tooth decay and is done before the tooth is filled to seal off the enamel.

pulp·ot·o·my

(pŭl-pot'ŏ-mē)
Removal of portion of tooth's pulp structure, usually the coronal portion.
Synonym(s): pulp amputation.
[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tomē, incision]

pulpotomy (pulpot´əmē),

n (pulp amputation), the surgical amputation of the dental pulp coronal to the dentinocemental junction.
pulpotomy, partial,
n the surgical removal of only a part of the tissue in the pulpal chamber.
pulpotomy, total or complete,
n the surgical removal of the entire contents of the pulpal chamber at the entrance of the root canal(s).

pulpotomy

surgical excision of a vital pulp.
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