rhinotomy

[ rī-nŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision into the nose, especially incision along one side to allow viewing of the nasal passages for radical sinus operations.

Nearby words

  1. rhinoscleroma,
  2. rhinoscopy,
  3. rhinosporidiosis,
  4. rhinosporidium,
  5. rhinostenosis,
  6. rhinovirus,
  7. rhipicephalus,
  8. rhizanthous,
  9. rhizo-,
  10. rhizobium


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