synchondroseotomy

synchondroseotomy
Operation of cutting through a synchondrosis; specifically, cutting through the sacroiliac ligaments and forcibly closing the arch of the pubes; used in the treatment of exstrophy of the bladder. [synchondrosis + G. tome, cutting]

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syn·chon·dro·se·ot·o·my (sin″kon-dro″se-otґə-me) [synchondrosis + -tomy] synchondrotomy. 2. an operation performed to correct bladder exstrophy by cutting through the sacroiliac ligaments and forcibly drawing together the pelvic bones.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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