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myotomy

[mahy-ot-uh-mee] /maɪˈɒt ə mi/
noun, plural myotomies. Surgery
1.
incision of a muscle.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; < Neo-Latin myotomia. See myo-, -tomy
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myotomy my·ot·o·my (mī-ŏt'ə-mē)
n.

  1. Dissection of the muscles.

  2. Surgical division of a muscle.

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