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pulpectomy

[puhl-pek-tuh-mee] /pʌlˈpɛk tə mi/
noun, plural pulpectomies. Dentistry.
1.
the removal of all the pulp tissue in a tooth in the course of endodontic therapy.
Origin of pulpectomy
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25; pulp + -ectomy
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pulpectomy in Medicine

pulpectomy pul·pec·to·my (pŭl-pěk'tə-mē)
n.
Removal of the dental pulp, including that in the roots.

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