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n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgery a surgical incision of the eardrum, usually to relieve pressure or release fluid
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Making an incision in eardrum to release fluid trapped inside.
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|Noun||1.||myringotomy - surgical incision into the eardrum (to relieve pressure or release pus from the middle ear)|
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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