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pulpectomy

[puhl-pek-tuh-mee]
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noun, plural pulp·ec·to·mies. Dentistry.
  1. the removal of all the pulp tissue in a tooth in the course of endodontic therapy.
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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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