Definition of Sphincterotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical procedure for treating fissures in the mucosa of the anal canal, or sphincter. ¹



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Medical Definition of Sphincterotomy

1. Incision or division of a sphincter muscle. Origin: sphincter + G. Tome, incision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sphincterotomy

sphincter vesicae biliaris
sphincteral
sphincteralgia
sphincterectomy
sphincteric
sphincterismus
sphincteritis
sphincteroid
sphincteroid tract of ileum
sphincterolysis
sphincteroplasty
sphincteroscope
sphincteroscopy
sphincterotome
sphincterotomy (current term)
sphincters
sphinganine
sphinganine kinase
sphinges
sphingid
sphingids
sphingine
sphingofungin
sphingofungins
sphingoid
sphingoids
sphingol
sphingolipid
sphingolipid ceramide N-deacylase

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