cos·​to·​trans·​ver·​sec·​to·​my -ˌtran(t)s-(ˌ)vər-ˈsek-tə-mē, -ˌtranz- How to pronounce costotransversectomy (audio)
plural costotransversectomies
: surgical excision of part of a rib and the transverse process of the adjoining vertebra

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“Costotransversectomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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