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apicolysis

[ ăp′ĭ-kŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Surgical collapse of the apex of the lung.

Nearby words

apicitis, apico-, apicoalveolar, apicodental, apicoectomy, apicolysis, apicomplexan, apicotomy, apiculate, apiculture, apiculus
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