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apicolysis


apicolysis

noun api·col·y·sis \ˌap-i-ˈkäl-ə-səs\
plural api·col·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of APICOLYSIS

:  collapse of the apex of a lung induced by surgical means in order to obliterate its cavity especially in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis
March 02, 2015
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Having a changeable luster or color
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