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apicoectomy

[ey-pi-koh-ek-tuh-mee, ap-i-] /ˌeɪ pɪ koʊˈɛk tə mi, ˌæp ɪ-/
noun, plural apicoectomies. Dentistry.
1.
a surgical procedure to remove the end of a tooth root in endodontic therapy.
Origin of apicoectomy
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apicoectomy in Medicine

apicoectomy ap·i·co·ec·to·my (āp'ĭ-kō-ěk'tə-mē, ā'pĭ-)
n.
Surgical removal of a dental root apex. Also called root resection.

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