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laminectomy

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noun lam·i·nec·to·my \ˌlam-ə-ˈnek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of laminectomy

plural

laminectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of the posterior arch of a vertebra (as to relieve compression of a spinal nerve root) <lumbar laminectomy>




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