Medical Dictionary

scalenotomy

play
noun sca·le·not·o·my \ ˌskā-lə-ˈnät-ə-mē \
variants: also scaleniotomy play \ˌskā-lē-nē-ˈät-\

medical Definition of scalenotomy

plural scalenotomies
:surgical severing of one or more scalenus muscles near their insertion on the ribs

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