craniectomy

noun

cra·​ni·​ec·​to·​my ˌkrā-nē-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce craniectomy (audio)
plural craniectomies
: the surgical removal of a portion of the skull

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“Craniectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/craniectomy. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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