Sequestrectomy



[see-kwes-trek-tuh-mee] /ˌsi kwɛsˈtrɛk tə mi/
noun, plural sequestrectomies. Surgery.
1.
the removal of dead spicules or portions, especially of bone.

sequestrectomy se·ques·trec·to·my (sē’kwĭ-strěk’tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a sequestrum.

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