Osteotomy

An osteotomy is a surgical operation whereby a bone is cut to shorten, lengthen, or change its alignment. It is sometimes performed to correct a hallux valgus, or to straighten a bone that has healed crookedly following a fracture. It is also used to correct a coxa vara, genu valgum, and genu varum. The operation is done under a general anaestheti...
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Osteotomy

• (n.) The operation of dividing a bone or of cutting a piece out of it, -- done to remedy deformity, etc. • (n.) The dissection or anatomy of bones; osteology.
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osteotomy

<procedure, surgery> The surgical cutting of a bone. ... Origin: Gr. Temnein = to cut ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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osteotomy

(from the article `bone disease`) ...of the shoulder. Structural support and smooth gliding surfaces can be obtained by insertion of metallic devices; in the hip, for example, both ... ...in relatively young persons—in their 30s or 40s—frequently follows a progressive course and requires surgical treatment. Two rather differen...
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osteotomy

(os″te-ot´ә-me) incision or transection of a bone.
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osteotomy

(osteo- + Gr. temnein to cut) the surgical cutting of a bone.
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osteotomy

noun surgical sectioning of bone
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Osteotomy

Os`te·ot'o·my noun 1. The dissection or anatomy of bones; osteology. 2. (Surg.) The operation of dividing a bone or of cutting a piece out of it, -- done to remedy deformity, etc.
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Osteotomy

A surgical procedure in which bones are cut and re-orientated, with the goal of improving upper extremity function
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Osteotomy

An operation to cut through a bone.
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osteotomy

controlled surgical division of a bone
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Osteotomy

Controlled surgical division of a bone.
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Osteotomy

Cutting and repositioning bone to more functional position.
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Osteotomy

Literally, cutting a bone. Used to describe surgery in which bone is cut and realigned.
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Osteotomy

Osteotomy: Taking out part or all of a bone, or cutting into or through bone.
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osteotomy

Surgical cutting of bone.
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Osteotomy

Surgical cutting of bone.
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osteotomy

Surgical cutting of bone.
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Osteotomy

Taking out part or all of a bone, or cutting into or through a bone.
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osteotomy

The cutting of bone usually to correct a deformity
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Osteotomy

The dividing of a bone in a planned and controlled fashion. Usually to realign or change the orientation of the bone
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osteotomy

The surgical cutting of a bone
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osteotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: os′tē-ot′ŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Cutting a bone, usually by means of a saw or osteotome.
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osteotomy

[n] - surgical sectioning of bone
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