Medical Definition of Cheilectomy

1. 1. Excision of a portion of the lip. 2. Chiseling away bony irregularities at osteochondral margin of a joint cavity that interfere with movements of the joint. Origin: cheil-+ G. Ektome, excision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheilectomy

chefdom
chefdoms
chefed
cheffed
cheffing
cheffonier
cheffoniers
chefing
cheflike
chefs
chefs d'oeuvre
chegoe
chegoes
cheil-
cheilalgia
cheilectomy (current term)
cheilectropion
cheilion
cheilitis
cheilitis exfoliativa
cheilitis glandularis
cheilitis granulomatosa
cheilitis venenata
cheilo-
cheilocystidia
cheilocystidium
cheilognathoglossoschisis
cheilognathopalatoschisis
cheilognathouranoschisis
cheilophagia

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