vesiculotomy

vesiculotomy

 [vĕ-sik″u-lot´ah-me]
incision into a vesicle, especially the seminal vesicles.
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ve·sic·u·lot·o·my

(vĕ-sik'yū-lot'ŏ-mē),
Surgical incision of the seminal vesicles.
[vesiculo- + G. tomē, incision]
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vesiculotomy

(vĕ-sĭk′yə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of the seminal vesicles.
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ve·sic·u·lot·o·my

(vĕ-sik'yū-lot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical incision of the seminal vesicles.
[vesiculo- + G. tomē, incision]
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In one case, for example, a serviceman was courtmartialed for refusal to sumit to a surgical procedure known as a vesiculotomy, which involved draining an abscess in the seminal vesicle and which the treating physician believed to be standard therapy.