sphincterolysis

[ sfĭngk′tə-rŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

An operation to correct anterior synechia.

Nearby words

  1. sphincterectomy,
  2. sphincterial,
  3. sphincteric,
  4. sphincterismus,
  5. sphincteritis,
  6. sphincteroplasty,
  7. sphincterotomy,
  8. sphinges,
  9. sphingid,
  10. sphingolipid


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