Medical Dictionary

costotransversectomy

noun cos·to·trans·ver·sec·to·my
\-ˌtran(t)s-(ˌ)vər-ˈsek-tə-mē, -ˌtranz-\
plural cos·to·trans·ver·sec·to·mies

Medical Definition of COSTOTRANSVERSECTOMY

:  surgical excision of part of a rib and the transverse process of the adjoining vertebra

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