[ey-pi-koh-ek-tuh-mee, ap-i-]

noun, plural a·pi·co·ec·to·mies. Dentistry.

a surgical procedure to remove the end of a tooth root in endodontic therapy.

Origin of apicoectomy

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apicoectomy in Medicine


[ăp′ĭ-kō-ĕktə-mē, ā′pĭ-]


Surgical removal of a dental root apex.root resection
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