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Meaning of LAMINECTOMY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae
 

LAMINECTOMY is a 11 letter word that starts with L.

 

 See Also: ablation, cutting out, excision, extirpation

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: surgical procedure which includes removal of a portion of the lamina, to provide more room in the vertebral canal; usually performed to treat disc herniation or spinal canal stenosis.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A laminectomy is surgery to remove part of the lamina of the vertebral body.
 

 

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