facetectomy

noun
fac·​et·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌfas-ət-ˈek-tə-mē How to pronounce facetectomy (audio) \
plural facetectomies

Medical Definition of facetectomy

: excision of a facet especially of a vertebra

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“Facetectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/facetectomy. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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