septorhinoplasty

[ sĕp′tō-rīnō-plăs′tē, -nə- ]

n.

A surgical procedure performed to repair defects or deformities of both the nasal septum and the external nasal pyramid.

Nearby words

  1. septo-,
  2. septo-optic dysplasia,
  3. septomarginal,
  4. septonasal,
  5. septoplasty,
  6. septostomy,
  7. septotomy,
  8. septuagenarian,
  9. septuagenary,
  10. septuagesima


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