sphincterotomy

noun
sphinc·ter·ot·o·my | \ ˌsfiŋk-tər-ˈät-ə-mē \
plural sphincterotomies

Medical Definition of sphincterotomy 

: surgical incision of a sphincter

Learn More about sphincterotomy

Share sphincterotomy

Comments on sphincterotomy

What made you want to look up sphincterotomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

occurring twice a year or every two years

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!