the cutting of a tendon.
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How to use tenotomy in a sentence
Double tenotomy of the interni and correction of the hypermetropia effected the cure of the squint.
The chief method for absolute divergent squint is the combination of shortening with tenotomy of the externus.
Moreover, this slight aid given by tenotomy has its ground not solely in the condition of the opposing recti muscles.
Crossed diplopia could be produced with a red glass, tenotomy of the left abducens sufficed to correct it.
Certainly tenotomy of the external rectus of the fixing eye is as a rule also necessary.
British Dictionary definitions for tenotomy
surgical division of a tendon
- tenotomist, noun
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