syndesmectomy

syndesmectomy

 [sin″dez-mek´tah-me]
excision or resection of a ligament.
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syn·des·mec·to·my

(sin'dez-mek'tŏ-mē),
Cutting away a section of a ligament.
[syndesm- + G. ektomē, excision]
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syndesmectomy

(sĭn′dĕz-mĕk′tə-mē)
n.
The cutting away of a section of a ligament.
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syn·des·mec·to·my

(sin'dez-mek'tŏ-mē)
Cutting away a section of a ligament.
[syndesm- + G. ektomē, excision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012