[ sep-tek-tuh-mee ]
/ sɛpˈtɛk tə mi /

noun, plural sep·tec·to·mies. Surgery.

excision of part or all of a septum, especially the nasal septum.

Origin of septectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for septectomy

[ sĕp-tĕktə-mē ]


Excision of a septum or part of a septum.
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