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ventriculostomy

noun ven·tric·u·los·to·my \ven-ˌtrik-yə-ˈläs-tə-mē\
plural ven·tric·u·los·to·mies

Medical Definition of VENTRICULOSTOMY

:  the surgical establishment of an opening in a ventricle of the brain to drain cerebrospinal fluid especially in hydrocephalus

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