Osteotomy



[os-tee-ot-uh-mee] /ˌɒs tiˈɒt ə mi/

noun, plural osteotomies. Surgery.
1.
the dividing of a bone, or the excision of part of it.
/ˌɒstɪˈɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
the surgical cutting or dividing of bone, usually to correct a deformity

osteotomy os·te·ot·o·my (ŏs’tē-ŏt’ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division or sectioning of bone.

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