marsupialization

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marsupialization mar·su·pi·al·i·za·tion (mär-sōō'pē-ə-lĭ-zā'shən)
n.
Surgical alteration of a cyst or similar enclosed cavity by making an incision and suturing the flaps to the adjacent tissue, creating a pouch.

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