Meatotome Me*at"o*tome, n. [Meatus + Gr. ? to cut.] (Surg.) An instrument for cutting into the urethra so as to enlarge its orifice. [1913 Webster]

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  • meatotome — noun A scalpel used to cut into the urethra to enlarge it …   Wiktionary

  • meatotome — A knife with short cutting edge for use in meatotomy. * * * me·ato·tome (me atґə tōm) an instrument for performing meatotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • méat — [ mea ] n. m. • 1575; méate « passage, conduit » dès 1500; a. provenç. meat (XIVe); lat. meatus 1 ♦ Anat. Orifice d un canal. Méat urinaire : orifice externe de l urètre. Méats inférieur, moyen, supérieur, du nez : cavités des fosses nasales… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • meatotom — MEATOTÓM s. n. instrument chirurgical folosit în meatotomie. (< fr. méatotome) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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