sca·​le·​not·​o·​my ˌskā-lə-ˈnät-ə-mē How to pronounce scalenotomy (audio)
variants also scaleniotomy
plural scalenotomies
: surgical severing of one or more scalenus muscles near their insertion on the ribs

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“Scalenotomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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