pulpotomy

noun

pulp·​ot·​o·​my ˌpəl-ˈpät-ə-mē How to pronounce pulpotomy (audio)
plural pulpotomies
: removal in a dental procedure of the coronal portion of the pulp of a tooth in such a manner that the pulp of the root remains intact and viable

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“Pulpotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pulpotomy. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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