discectomy

[ dĭs-kĕktə-mē ]

n.

The partial or complete excision of an intervertebral disk.discotomy

Nearby words

  1. discalced,
  2. discant,
  3. discard,
  4. discarnate,
  5. discase,
  6. discern,
  7. discernible,
  8. discerning,
  9. discernment,
  10. discerptible


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