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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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10],[11] In the PSO procedure, correction is obtained through a closing wedge osteotomy that hinges on the anterior column of the vertebral body.
1) Conceived initially by Gleich (2) and reconsidered by Koutsogiannis, (3) it is a heel bone wedge osteotomy in which the resulted distal end is displaced medially and, additionally, downward, in order to convert the triceps surae in an invertor of the heel instead of an evertor in the deformed foot.
There have been many types of osteotomy proposed to correct this deformity including lateral closing wedge osteotomy, medial open wedge osteotomy, dome osteotomy, modified French osteotomy, Kims step-cut osteotomy.
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The Modified Welch Procedure includes subpericondrial resection of all deformed cartilages wedge osteotomy of sternum placement of sub-sternal strut xiphostenopexy and pectoroplasty5.
Combination tibial plateau leveling osteotomy and cranial closing wedge osteotomy of the tibia for the treatment of cranial cruciate ligament-deficient stifles with excessive tibial plateau angle.
If stiff, then soft-tissue and bony procedures, such as a lateral closing wedge osteotomy of the calcaneus, are required.