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radectomy

[ruh-dek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural ra·dec·to·mies. Dentistry, Surgery.
  1. excision of part or all of the root of a tooth.
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Origin of radectomy

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radectomy in Medicine

radectomy

(rā-dĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. root amputation
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