apicectomy

noun

apic·​ec·​to·​my ˌā-pə-ˈsek-tə-mē How to pronounce apicectomy (audio)
plural apicectomies
: surgical removal of an anatomical apex (as of the root of a tooth or of the petrous portion of the temporal bone)

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“Apicectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/apicectomy. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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