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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If this occurs, your cat will likely need a more extensive surgical procedure that involves going through the bony part of the middle ear--a bulla osteotomy.
Total ear canal ablation (TECA) combined with Tympanic bulla osteotomy (TBO) is the most common procedure for accessing the tympanic cavity.
Standard surgical treatment for otitis media in dogs and cats is a ventral bulla osteotomy, which involves surgical drainage of abscessed material from the tympanic bullae.