noun, plural com·mis·sur·ot·o·mies. Surgery.
the incision of a band of commissures, especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis.
- commissural cell,
- commissural cheilitis,
- commissural fiber,
- commissure of cerebral hemispheres,
- commit to memory,
- commitment ceremony,
- commitment fee
Origin of commissurotomy
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Surgical division of a commissure, fibrous band, or ring.
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