Medical Dictionary

operculectomy


operculectomy

noun oper·cu·lec·to·my \ō-ˌpər-kyə-ˈlek-tə-mē\
plural oper·cu·lec·to·mies

Definition of OPERCULECTOMY

:  surgical excision of the mucosa over an unerupted tooth
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