root amputation

n.

Surgical removal of one or more roots of a multirooted tooth.radectomy

Nearby words

  1. roost,
  2. rooster,
  3. rooster tail,
  4. roosterfish,
  5. root,
  6. root and branch,
  7. root beer,
  8. root canal,
  9. root canal therapy,
  10. root cap


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