Ostectomy


Ostectomy
Ostectomy
Intervention
ICD-9-CM 77.9

An Ostectomy is a procedure involving the removal of bone.

An example is femoral head ostectomy.





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  • ostectomy — /o stek teuh mee/, n., pl. ostectomies. Surg. excision of part or all of a bone. Also, osteectomy /os tee ek teuh mee/. [1890 95; OST(E) + ECTOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • ostectomy — 1. Surgical removal of bone. 2. In dentistry, resection of supporting osseous structure to eliminate periodontal pockets. SYN: osteoectomy. [osteo + G. ektome, excision] * * * os·tec·to·my äs tek tə mē …   Medical dictionary

  • ostectomy — n. surgical removal of a bone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ostectomy — n. the surgical removal of a bone or a piece of bone. See also: osteotomy …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ostectomy — /o stek teuh mee/, n., pl. ostectomies. Surg. excision of part or all of a bone. Also, osteectomy /os tee ek teuh mee/. [1890 95; OST(E) + ECTOMY] …   Useful english dictionary

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