meniscectomy

noun
men·​is·​cec·​to·​my | \ ˌmen-i-ˈsek-tə-mē How to pronounce meniscectomy (audio) \
plural meniscectomies

Medical Definition of meniscectomy

: surgical excision of a meniscus of the knee or temporomandibular joint

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“Meniscectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/meniscectomy. Accessed 10 Apr. 2021.

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