apicolysis

noun
api·​col·​y·​sis | \ˌap-i-ˈkäl-ə-səs \
plural apicolyses\ -​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of apicolysis 

: collapse of the apex of a lung induced by surgical means in order to obliterate its cavity especially in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis

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