necrotomy

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ne·crot·o·my

 (nĭ-krŏt′ə-mē, nĕ-)
n. pl. ne·crot·o·mies
1. Surgical excision of dead tissue.
2. Dissection of a dead body.
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necrotomy

(nɛˈkrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
1. (Surgery) dissection of a dead body
2. (Surgery) surgical excision of dead tissue from a living organism
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necrotomy

1. the dissection of corpses.
2. the surgical excision of a piece of dead bone. — necrotomist, n. — necrotomic, adj.
See also: Corpses
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necrotomy

Surgery to remove dead bone.
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