diaphysectomy

noun

di·​a·​phy·​sec·​to·​my ˌdī-ə-fə-ˈzek-tə-mē How to pronounce diaphysectomy (audio) -ˈsek- How to pronounce diaphysectomy (audio)
plural diaphysectomies
: surgical excision of all or part of a diaphysis (as of the clavicle, femur, or fibula)

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“Diaphysectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diaphysectomy. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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