subtemporal decompression

noun

sub·​tem·​po·​ral decompression ˌsəb-ˈtem-p(ə-)rəl- How to pronounce subtemporal decompression (audio)
: relief of intracranial pressure by excision of a portion of the temporal bone

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“Subtemporal decompression.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subtemporal%20decompression. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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