Laminectomy meaning

lămə-nĕktə-mē
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Surgical removal of the posterior arch of a vertebra.
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The surgical removal of all or part of the bony arch of a spinal vertebra.
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Surgical removal of the posterior arch of a vertebra.
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(surgery) The surgical procedure to remove the bony arch or lamina from one or more vertebrae.
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Origin of laminectomy

  • From lamina + -ectomy

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