• synonyms

subcutaneous tenotomy


Division of a tendon by means of a small pointed knife introduced through skin and subcutaneous tissue without an incision.

Nearby words

subcutaneous fat necrosis of newborn, subcutaneous flap, subcutaneous mastectomy, subcutaneous operation, subcutaneous ring, subcutaneous tenotomy, subcutaneous tissue, subcutaneous vein of abdomen, subcuticular, subcutis, subdeacon
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