Pulpotomy



[puhl-pot-uh-mee] /pʌlˈpɒt ə mi/

noun, plural pulpotomies. Dentistry.
1.
the removal of infected portions of the tissue in a tooth, used as a therapeutic measure to avoid pulpectomy.

pulpotomy pul·pot·o·my (pŭl-pŏt’ə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of the dental pulp, usually of the coronal portion. Also called pulp amputation.

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