tenectomy

tenectomy

 [tĕ-nek´tah-me]
excision of a lesion of a tendon or of a tendon sheath.
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te·nec·to·my

(tĕ-nek'tŏ-mē),
Resection of part of a tendon.
Synonym(s): tenonectomy
[G. tenōn, tendon, + ektomē, excision]
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tenectomy

(tĕ-nĕk′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical resection of part of a tendon.
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te·nec·to·my

(tĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Resection of part of a tendon.
Synonym(s): tenonectomy.
[G. tenōn, tendon, + ektomē, excision]
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A medial rectus tenotomy and tenectomy with conjunctival and tenon's resection was performed to achieve correction.
Vilis, "Adaptation of saccadic and vestibulo-ocular systems after extraocular muscle tenectomy," Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol.
supracoracoideus is the main up stroke muscle, tenectomy of this muscle is occasionally performed to prevent birds from flying.
Manley, "Bilateral superior oblique tenectomy in A-pattern exotropia," Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society, vol.
Alternate deflighting procedures, such as tenectomy, neurectomy, carpal joint ankylosis, carpal exarticulation, or amputation, may be performed; however, each has certain limitations or risk of postoperative complications.