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synchondroseotomy syn·chon·dro·se·ot·o·my (sĭn’kŏn-drō’sē-ŏt’ə-mē)
A procedure for cutting through a synchondrosis, especially cutting through the sacroiliac ligaments and forcibly closing the arch of the pubes in the treatment of exstrophy of the bladder.


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