sphincterotomy

[ sfĭngk′tə-rŏtə-mē ]

n.

Incision into a sphincter muscle.

Nearby words

  1. sphincteric,
  2. sphincterismus,
  3. sphincteritis,
  4. sphincterolysis,
  5. sphincteroplasty,
  6. sphinges,
  7. sphingid,
  8. sphingolipid,
  9. sphingolipidosis,
  10. sphingomyelin


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