Counteropening



counteropening coun·ter·o·pen·ing (koun’tər-ō’pə-nĭng)
n.
A second opening made at the lowest part of an abscess or other fluid-containing cavity to assist in drainage. Also called contra-aperture, counterpuncture.

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