myotomy

[ mahy-ot-uh-mee ]
/ maɪˈɒt ə mi /

noun, plural my·ot·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of a muscle.

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Origin of myotomy

From the New Latin word myotomia, dating back to 1670–80. See myo-, -tomy
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Medical definitions for myotomy

myotomy
[ mī-ŏtə-mē ]

n.

Dissection of the muscles.
Surgical division of a muscle.
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