Medical Dictionary

fasciotomy

noun fas·ci·ot·o·my \ ˌfash-ē-ˈät-ə-mē \

medical Definition of fasciotomy

plural fasciotomies
:surgical incision of a fascia
  • palmar fasciotomy for Dupuytren's contracture

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