atticotomy

noun
at·​ti·​co·​to·​my | \ ˌat-ə-ˈkät-ə-mē How to pronounce atticotomy (audio) \
plural atticotomies

Medical Definition of atticotomy

: surgical incision of the tympanic attic

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“Atticotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/atticotomy. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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