facetectomy

[ făs′ĭ-tĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of a facet, as of a vertebra.

Nearby words

  1. far-reaching,
  2. far-seeing,
  3. far-sighted,
  4. farabeuf's triangle,
  5. farad,
  6. faraday cage,
  7. faraday dark space,
  8. faraday effect,
  9. faraday shield,
  10. faraday, michael


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