vestibulotomy

vestibulotomy

 [ves-tib″u-lot´ah-me]
incision into the vestibule of the ear.
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ves·tib·u·lot·o·my

(ves-tib'yū-lot'ŏ-mē),
Operation for an opening into the vestibule of the labyrinth.
[vestibulo- + G. tomē, incision]
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vestibulotomy

(vĕ-stĭb′yə-lŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical incision of the vestibule of the labyrinth of the ear.
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ves·tib·u·lot·o·my

(ves-tib'yū-lot'ŏ-mē)
Operation for an opening into the vestibule of the labyrinth.
[vestibulo- + G. tomē, incision]
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As an additional control measure, we also obtained perilymph from an additional control group of 20 patients with Meniere's disease who were subjected to vestibulotomy. All 30 of the otosclerosis patients were positive for measles virus on RT-PCR of footplate material, whereas the five controls with temporal bone carcinoma were all negative (no tissue samples could be obtained from the controls with Meniere's dise ase).