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apicolysis

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noun api·col·y·sis \ˌap-i-ˈkäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of apicolysis

plural apicolyses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  collapse of the apex of a lung induced by surgical means in order to obliterate its cavity especially in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis




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