epimysiotomy

[ĕp′ə-mĭz′ē-ŏtə-mē, -mĭzh′ē-]

n.

Incision or sectioning of a muscle within its sheath.

Nearby words

  1. epimerism,
  2. epimerize,
  3. epimorphism,
  4. epimorphosis,
  5. epimyocardium,
  6. epimysium,
  7. epinaos,
  8. epinasty,
  9. epinephrine,
  10. epinephrine reversal


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