syndesmotomy

[sĭn′dĕz-mŏtə-mē]

n.

Surgical division of a ligament.

Nearby words

  1. syndesmopexy,
  2. syndesmophyte,
  3. syndesmoplasty,
  4. syndesmorrhaphy,
  5. syndesmosis,
  6. syndetic,
  7. syndeton,
  8. syndic,
  9. syndical,
  10. syndicalism


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