ossiculotomy

noun
os·​si·​cu·​lot·​o·​my | \ -ˈlät-ə-mē How to pronounce ossiculotomy (audio) \
plural ossiculotomies

Medical Definition of ossiculotomy

: the surgical division of one or more of the ossicles of the middle ear

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“Ossiculotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ossiculotomy. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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