sphincterectomy

sphincterectomy

 [sfingk″ter-ek´tah-me]
excision of a sphincter.

sphinc·ter·ec·to·my

(sfingk'tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē),
1. Excision of a portion of the pupillary border of the iris.
2. Dissecting away any sphincter muscle.
[sphincter + G. ektomē, excision]

sphincterectomy

/sphinc·ter·ec·to·my/ (-ek´tah-me) excision of a sphincter.

sphincterectomy

(sfĭngk′tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
1. Surgical excision of part of the pupillary border of the iris.
2. Excision of a sphincter muscle.

sphinc·ter·ec·to·my

(sfingk'tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē)
1. Excision of a portion of the pupillary border of the iris.
2. Dissecting away any sphincter muscle.
[sphincter + G. ektomē, excision]

sphincterectomy

excision of a sphincter.
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