rachiotomy


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rachiotomy

 [ra″ke-ot´ah-me]
incision of a vertebra or the vertebral column.
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lam·i·not·o·my

(lam-i-not'ŏ-mē),
Excision of a portion of a vertebral lamina resulting in enlargement of the intervertebral foramen for the purpose of relieving pressure in a spinal nerve root.
Synonym(s): rachiotomy
[L. lamina, layer, + G. tomē, incision]
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rachiotomy

(rā′kē-ŏt′ə-mē)
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lam·i·not·o·my

(lam'i-not'ŏ-mē)
An operation on one or more vertebral laminae.
Synonym(s): rachiotomy.
[L. lamina, layer, + G. tomē, incision]
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