[ nuh-krot-uh-mee, ne- ]
/ nəˈkrɒt ə mi, nɛ- /
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noun, plural ne·crot·o·mies.
Surgery. the excision of necrosed bone.
the dissection of dead bodies.
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British Dictionary definitions for necrotomy
/ (nɛˈkrɒtəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
dissection of a dead body
surgical excision of dead tissue from a living organism
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Medical definitions for necrotomy
[ nə-krŏt′ə-mē ]
Excision of dead tissue.
Dissection of a dead body.
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