radectomy

[ruh-dek-tuh-mee]

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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radectomy in Medicine

radectomy

[rā-dĕktə-mē]

n.

root amputation
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