pyloromyotomy

noun

py·​lo·​ro·​my·​ot·​o·​my -mī-ˈät-ə-mē How to pronounce pyloromyotomy (audio)
plural pyloromyotomies
: surgical incision of the muscle fibers of the pyloric sphincter for relief of stenosis caused by muscular hypertrophy

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“Pyloromyotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyloromyotomy. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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