necrotomy

noun
ne·​crot·​o·​my | \ ne-ˈkrät-ə-mē, nə- How to pronounce necrotomy (audio) \
plural necrotomies

Medical Definition of necrotomy

1 : dissection of dead bodies
2 : surgical removal of necrosed bone

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“Necrotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/necrotomy. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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