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sphincterectomy

sphincterectomy in Medicine

sphincterectomy sphinc·ter·ec·to·my (sfĭngk'tə-rěk'tə-mē)
n.

  1. Excision of a portion of the pupillary border of the iris.

  2. Excision of a sphincter muscle.

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