sternotomy

noun
ster·​not·​o·​my | \ stər-ˈnät-ə-mē How to pronounce sternotomy (audio) \
plural sternotomies

Medical Definition of sternotomy

: surgical incision through the sternum

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Dictionary Entries Near sternotomy

sternothyroideus

sternotomy

sternum

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“Sternotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sternotomy. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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