onkotomy
oncotomy on*cot"o*my ([o^][ng]"k[o^]t*[-o]*m[y^]), n. [Gr. 'o`gkos bulk, mass + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. oncotomie.] (Surg.) The opening of an abscess, or the removal of a tumor, with a cutting instrument. [Written also {onkotomy}.] --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]

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  • oncotomy — on*cot o*my ([o^][ng] k[o^]t*[ o]*m[y^]), n. [Gr. o gkos bulk, mass + te mnein to cut: cf. F. oncotomie.] (Surg.) The opening of an abscess, or the removal of a tumor, with a cutting instrument. [Written also {onkotomy}.] Dunglison. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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