radectomy

radectomy

[ruh-dek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural radectomies. Dentistry, Surgery.
excision of part or all of the root of a tooth.

Origin:
rad(ix) + -ectomy

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radectomy ra·dec·to·my (rā-děk'tə-mē) or ra·di·ec·to·my (rā'dē-ěk'tə-mē) or ra·di·sec·to·my (rā'dĭ-sěk'tə-mē)
n.
See root amputation.

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