myotomy

[mahy-ot-uh-mee]

Origin of myotomy

From the New Latin word myotomia, dating back to 1670–80. See myo-, -tomy
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myotomy in Medicine

myotomy

[mī-ŏtə-mē]
n.
  1. Dissection of the muscles.
  2. Surgical division of a muscle.
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