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

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

Nearby words

  1. radcliffe,
  2. raddle,
  3. raddled,
  4. raddleman,
  5. radeau,
  6. radek,
  7. radek, karl,
  8. radetzky,
  9. radford,
  10. radge

Origin of radectomy

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Medicine definitions for radectomy




root amputation

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