meniscectomy

meniscectomy

[men-uh-sek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural meniscectomies.
the surgical excision of a meniscus, as of the knee joint.

Origin:
menisc(us) + -ectomy

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meniscectomy men·is·cec·to·my (měn'ĭ-sěk'tə-mē)
n.
Excision of a meniscus, usually from the knee joint.

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