craniotomy

[n] - a surgical opening through the skull
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craniotomy

An opening into the skull sometimes performed to relieve pressure or remove a tumour
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Craniotomy

An operation on the skull.
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Craniotomy

Craniotomy: A surgical operation in which an opening is made in the skull.
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Craniotomy

Cra`ni·ot'o·my noun [ Cranium + Greek ............ to cut off.] (Medicine) The operation of opening the fetal head, in order to effect delivery.
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craniotomy

<procedure, surgery> A surgical incision into the skull. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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craniotomy

noun a surgical opening through the skull
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craniotomy

(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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Craniotomy

• (n.) The operation of opening the fetal head, in order to effect delivery.
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craniotomy

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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Craniotomy

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 Abortion
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craniotomy

An operation in which an opening is made in the skull.
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Craniotomy

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 suffering from brain lesions or traumatic brain injury (TBI), and can also allow doctors to surgically implant deep brain stimulators for the treatment of Parkinson`.
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