pulpectomy

[puhl-pek-tuh-mee]

Origin of pulpectomy

First recorded in 1920–25; pulp + -ectomy
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pulpectomy in Medicine

pulpectomy

[pŭl-pĕktə-mē]
n.
  1. Removal of the dental pulp, including that in the roots.
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