Commissurotomy Definition

kŏmə-sho͝o-rŏtə-mē
commissurotomies
noun
Surgical incision of a commissure in the body, as one made in the heart to relieve constriction of the mitral valve or one made in the brain to treat seizure disorders.
American Heritage Medicine

(medicine) The surgical division of a commissure or similar structure.

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Other Word Forms of Commissurotomy

Noun

Singular:
commissurotomy
Plural:
commissurotomies

Origin of Commissurotomy

  • commissur(e) –tomy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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