thoracoplasty

noun
tho·​ra·​co·​plas·​ty | \ˈthōr-ə-kō-ˌplas-tē, ˈthȯr- \
plural thoracoplasties

Medical Definition of thoracoplasty 

: the surgical operation of removing or resecting one or more ribs so as to obliterate the pleural cavity and collapse a diseased lung

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