periosteotomy

[pĕr′ē-ŏs′tē-ŏtə-mē]

n.

Incision of the periosteum.

Nearby words

  1. periosteoma,
  2. periosteomyelitis,
  3. periosteophyte,
  4. periosteoplastic amputation,
  5. periosteosis,
  6. periosteum,
  7. periostitis,
  8. periostracum,
  9. periotic,
  10. periovaritis


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