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Medical Dictionary

scalenotomy

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noun sca·le·not·o·my \ˌskā-lə-ˈnät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of scalenotomy

plural scalenotomies

  1. :  surgical severing of one or more scalenus muscles near their insertion on the ribs



Variants of scalenotomy

also scaleniotomy \ˌskā-lē-nē-ˈät-\play

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