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ostectomy

[ o-stek-tuh-mee ]
/ 蓲藞st蓻k t蓹 mi /
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noun, plural os路tec路to路mies.Surgery.
excision of part or all of a bone.
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Origin of ostectomy

First recorded in 1890鈥95; ost(e)- + -ectomy
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