suturectomy

su·tur·ec·to·my

(sū'chūr-ek'tŏ-mē),
Removal of cranial sutures.
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suturectomy

(so͞o′chə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical removal of a cranial suture.
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su·tur·ec·to·my

(sū'chŭr-ek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of cranial sutures.
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Since the 1960s and disclosure of craniofacial surgery by Tessier, different techniques for craniosynostosis have been developed, such as fronto-parietal suturectomy, lateral canthal advancement, and bilateral fronto-orbital advancement [2].