SYN: discectomy. [disco- + G. tome, incision]

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  • discectomy — noun The surgical procedure to remove all or part of an intervertebral disc; discotomy …   Wiktionary

  • discectomy — Excision, in part or whole, of an intervertebral disk. SYN: discotomy. [disco + G. ektome, excision] * * * dis·cec·to·my (dis kekґtə me) diskectomy …   Medical dictionary

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