tenotomy[tə nät′ə mē]
tenotomy definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. tenotomies
Surgery the cutting or dividing of a tendon
Origin: teno- plush -tomy
tenotomy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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noun pl. te·not·o·mies
Surgical cutting or division of a tendon.
tenotomy - Medical Definition
The surgical division of a tendon to correct a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as for the correction of strabismus. Also called tendotomy.