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commissurotomy

[ kom-uh-shuh-rot-uh-mee ]
/ 藢k蓲m 蓹 蕛蓹藞r蓲t 蓹 mi /
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noun, plural com路mis路sur路ot路o路mies.Surgery.
the incision of a band of commissures, especially of mitral fibers, to correct mitral stenosis.
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Origin of commissurotomy

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Medical definitions for commissurotomy

commissurotomy
[ k艔m鈥采-shu-r艔t蓹-m膿, -su- ]

n.
Surgical division of a commissure, fibrous band, or ring.
midline myelotomy
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