osteotomy definition

  • noun:
    • medical unit or sectioning of bone tissue.
    • The medical procedure of cutting a bone. This is carried out to either lengthen, shorten, or straighten a bone.
    • The dissection or structure of bones; osteology.
    • The procedure of dividing a bone or of cutting an item from it, -- done to remedy deformity, etc.
    • In surgery, the division of or cut into a bone.
    • medical sectioning of bone

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