suturectomy

[ sōō′chə-rĕktə-mē ]

n.

The surgical removal of a cranial suture.

Nearby words

  1. suttung,
  2. sutura,
  3. sutural bone,
  4. sutural ligament,
  5. suture,
  6. suu kyi,
  7. suum cuique,
  8. suv,
  9. suva,
  10. suvorov


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