bunionectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: bŭn-yŭn-ek′tō-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of a bunion.
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bunionectomy

<procedure, surgery> The surgical removal of a bunion, most often from the base of the big toe. Immobilisation in a plaster cast for 1-2 months after the surgery is typical. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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bunionectomy

(bun″yәn-ek´tә-me) excision of a bunion.
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bunionectomy

bunionectomy Bunion removal which is the surgical treatment of a deformity of the bones of the big toe and foot (bunion). A bunion is a painful deformity of the bones and joint between the foot and the big toe. Long-term irritation (chronic inflammation) caused by poorly fitting and/or high-heeled shoes, arthritis, or heredity causes the joint to ...
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Bunionectomy

A surgical procedure to remove the bunion and realign the big toe. Surgery may involve bone cutting (osteotomy) of one or more bones of the foot, removal of spurs around the joint and rebalancing of the tendons around the bit toe. Recovery time depends on the complexity of the surgery.
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