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apicectomy

[ ā′pĭ-sĕktə-mē, ăp′ĭ- ]

n.

The surgical removal of the apex of the petrous part of the temporal bone.

Nearby words

apical granuloma, apical meristem, apical pneumonia, apical space, apically, apicectomy, apices, apicitis, apico-, apicoalveolar, apicodental
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