Commissurotomy meaning

kŏm'ə-sho͝o-rŏt'ə-mē
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.
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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.
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(medicine) The surgical division of a commissure or similar structure.
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Origin of commissurotomy

  • commissur(e) –tomy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition