[ ruh-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ rəˈdɛk tə mi /

noun, plural ra·dec·to·mies. Dentistry, Surgery.

excision of part or all of the root of a tooth.

Origin of radectomy

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Medicine definitions for radectomy


[ rā-dĕktə-mē ]


root amputation
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