necrotomy definition

  • noun:
    • Surgical excision of lifeless structure.
    • Dissection of a dead human body.
    • The dissection of a cadaver.
    • The surgery of dead muscle, especially bone tissue.
    • The dissection of dead bodies; additionally, excision of necrosed bone.
    • Dissection of dead systems.
    • A surgical operation for removal of necrosed bone tissue.

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