Medical Dictionary

commissurotomy

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noun com·mis·sur·ot·o·my \ˌkäm-ə-ˌshu̇(ə)r-ˈät-ə-mē, -shə-ˈrät-\

Medical Definition of commissurotomy

plural

commissurotomies

  1. :  the operation of cutting through a band of muscle or nerve fibers; specifically :  separation of the flaps of a mitral valve to relieve mitral stenosis :  valvulotomy


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