syndesmotomy

syndesmotomy

 [sin″dez-mot´ah-me]
incision of a ligament.
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syndesmotomy

(sĭn′dĕz-mŏt′ə-mē)
n.
The surgical division of a ligament.
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syn·des·mot·o·my

(sin'dez-mot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical division of a ligament.
[syndesmo- + G. tomē, incision]
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The syndesmotomy of the elements 4.7 and 4.8 was performed; they were dislocated through a straight lever and extracted through an appropriate clamp (Figure 2).