vertebrectomy


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vertebrectomy

 [ver″tĕ-brek´tah-me]
excision of a vertebra.
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ver·te·brec·to·my

(ver'tĕ-brek'tŏ-mē),
Resection of a vertebral body.
[vertebra + G. ektomē, excision]
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vertebrectomy

(vûr′tə-brĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a vertebra.
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ver·te·brec·to·my

(vĕr'tĕ-brek'tŏ-mē)
Resection of a vertebral body.
[vertebra + G. ektomē, excision]
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