Definition of Necrotomy

1. n. The dissection of dead bodies; also, excision of necrosed bone.



Definition of Necrotomy

1. Noun. The dissection of a cadaver. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) The surgical removal of dead tissue, especially bone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Necrotomy

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Medical Definition of Necrotomy

1. Synonym: dissection. 2. Operation for the removal of a necrosed portion of bone (sequestrum). Origin: necro-+ G. Tome, cutting (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Necrotomy

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1. Principles of Surgery by Nicholas Senn (1901)
"... for necrotomy of the tibia ... method of necrotomy 305 13'. Central syphilitic osteomyelitis of the femur. ..."

2. Manual of operative surgery by John Fairbairn Binnie (1921)
"The particulars of this method will be more fully described under necrotomy. Various plastic operations devised to fill bone cavities will be found ..."

3. The Rules of aseptic and antiseptic surgery by Arpad Geyza Gerster (1890)
"The danger of septic disturbances following necrotomy was slight even before the adoption of the antiseptic method, as the densely infiltrated state of the ..."

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