Syringotomy Syr`in*got"o*my, n. [Gr. ? a tube, a hollow sore + ? to cut: cf. F. syringotomie.] (Surg.) The operation of cutting for anal fistula. [1913 Webster]

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  • syringotomy — /sir ing gotˈə mi/ noun (surgery) Cutting of a fistula • • • Main Entry: ↑syrinx …   Useful english dictionary

  • syringotomy — SYN: fistulotomy. * * * sy·rin·got·o·my (sir″in gotґə me) [syringo + tomy] incision of a fistula, particularly an anal fistula …   Medical dictionary

  • Syringotome — Sy*rin go*tome, n. [Cf. F. syringotome. See {Syringotomy}.] (Surg. & Anat.) A small blunt pointed bistoury, used in syringotomy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fistulotomy — Incision or surgical enlargement of a fistula. SYN: syringotomy. [fistula + G. tome, incision] * * * fis·tu·lot·o·my (fis″tu lotґə me) incision of a fistula …   Medical dictionary

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