Tarsectomy definition

tär-sĕk tə-mē
(surgery) The operation of removing one or more of the bones of the tarsus (cluster of bones in the foot).
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Surgical excision of the tarsus of the foot.
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Surgical excision of a segment of the tarsus of an eyelid.
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(surgery) The operation of removing one or more tarsi (plates of connective tissue, one found in each eyelid).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tarsectomy
Plural:
tarsectomies

Origin of tarsectomy

  • From tarsus +‎ -ectomy.

    From Wiktionary