stricturotomy

[ strĭk′chə-rŏtə-mē ]

n.

The surgical opening or division of a stricture.

Nearby words

  1. striction,
  2. strictly,
  3. strictly decreasing function,
  4. strictly increasing function,
  5. stricture,
  6. stridden,
  7. stride,
  8. stride piano,
  9. stridency,
  10. strident


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