plicotomy

[plī-kŏtə-mē]

n.

Surgical division of the posterior fold of the tympanic membrane.

Nearby words

  1. plicae,
  2. plicate,
  3. plicately,
  4. plication,
  5. plicature,
  6. plie,
  7. plier,
  8. pliers,
  9. plight,
  10. plimsoll


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