Tenotomy

A tenotomy is a surgical act which involves the division of a tendon. It and related procedures are also referred to as tendon release, tendon lengthening, and heel-cord release. When it involves the Achilles tendon, it is called a `Achillotenotomy`. It has been used in the treatment of cerebral palsy. It has also been used for hammer toe. Achil.....
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Tenotomy

• (n.) The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.
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tenotomy

(tә-not´ә-me) transection of a tendon; called also tendon release.
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Tenotomy

Te·not'o·my noun [ Greek te`nwn a tendon + te`mnein to cut.] (Surg.) The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.
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tenotomy

Surgical cutting of a tendon.
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tenotomy

Surgical division of a tendon to correct deformity
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Tenotomy

Tenotomy is the surgical division of a tendon.
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tenotomy

tenotomy Related 'tension' words at this tono- unit.
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Tenotomy

The cutting of a tendon by surgery.
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tenotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: te-not′ŏ-mē Definitions: 1. The surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle, as in clubfoot or strabismus. Synonyms: tendotomy
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