Costectomy



[ko-stek-tuh-mee, kaw-] /kɒˈstɛk tə mi, kɔ-/

noun, plural costectomies. Surgery.
1.
excision of part or all of a rib.

costectomy cos·tec·to·my (kŏ-stěk’tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a rib.

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