osteoplastic necrotomy

removal of a sequestrum from a bone after first lifting a flap of the bone, which is replaced after the operation.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • necrotomy — 1. SYN: dissection. 2. Operation for the removal of a necrosed portion of bone (sequestrum). [necro + G. tome, cutting] osteoplastic n. removal of a bone sequestrum through a hinged window of bone which is then replaced. * * * …   Medical dictionary

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