Craniotomy meaning

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Surgical incision into the skull.
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The cutting or breaking of the fetal skull to reduce its size for removal when normal delivery is not possible.
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The surgical operation of opening the skull.
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Surgical incision into the skull.
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The cutting or breaking of the fetal skull to reduce its size for removal when normal delivery is not possible.
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Surgical incision into the skull.
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(surgery) The surgical procedure for removing a part of the skull, called a bone flap, prior to a treatment. The bone flap is replaced at the end of the operation.
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Origin of craniotomy

  • cranio- +‎ -tomy

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