(kra″ne-ot´ә-me) any operation on the cranium. puncture of the skull and removal of its contents to decrease the size of the head of a dead fetus and facilitate delivery.
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• (n.) The operation of opening the fetal head, in order to effect delivery.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: krā′nē-ot′ō-mē Definitions: 1. Opening into the skull. 2. Formerly used operation for perforation of the head of the fetus, removal of the contents, and compression of the empty skull, when delivery by natural means is impossible.
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A craniotomy is a surgical operation in which a bone flap is temporarily removed from the skull to access the brain. Craniotomies are often a critical operation performed on patients recording, brain imaging, and for neurological manipulations such as electrical stimulation and chemical titration. ...
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A procedure in which the head of a fetus is punctured with a special instrument and the contents are removed so that a vaginal delivery can be completed. This procedure is typically done during a partial-birth abortion or when the fetus has died in the womb. Broader term(s): Stillbirth Partial Birth...
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An operation in which an opening is made in the skull.
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1) A surgical opening through the skull 2) Operation 3) Surgery 4) Surgical operation 5) Surgical procedure 6) Surgical process
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