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* * *api·co·ec·to·my (a″pĭ-ko-ekґtə-me) [apico- + -ectomy] excision of the apical portion of a tooth through an opening made in the overlying labial, buccal, or palatal alveolar bone; see also root amputation. Called also root resection.
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