osteotomy


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os·te·ot·o·my

 (ŏs′tē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. os·te·ot·o·mies
Surgical division or sectioning of bone.

os′te·ot′o·mist n.

osteotomy

(ˌɒstɪˈɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical cutting or dividing of bone, usually to correct a deformity

os•te•ot•o•my

(ˌɒs tiˈɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
1. the surgical division of a bone to reposition the ends.
2. the excision of part of a bone.
[1835–45]
os`te•ot′o•mist, n.

osteotomy

1. the dissection or anatomy of bones.
2. the cutting of bones as part of a surgical operation. — osteotomist, n.
See also: Bones
1. the dissection or anatomy of bones.
2. the cutting of bones as part of a surgical operation. — osteotomist, n.
See also: Surgery
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteotomy - surgical sectioning of bone
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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os·te·ot·o·my

n. osteotomía, cortar o serruchar un hueso.
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