caldwell-luc operation

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Caldwell-Luc operation Cald·well-Luc operation (kôld'wěl'lōōk', -lük', kŏld'-)
n.
An intraoral surgical opening into the maxillary antrum through the fossa above the maxillary premolar teeth.

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