Definition of Tenotomy

1. n. The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon.



Definition of Tenotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in a tendon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tenotomy

1. the surgical division of a tendon [n -MIES]

Medical Definition of Tenotomy

1. The division of a tendon, or the act of dividing a tendon. Origin: Gr. A tendon + to cut. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenotomy

tenoroon
tenoroons
tenorrhaphy
tenors
tenositis
tenostosis
tenosuspension
tenosuture
tenosynovectomy
tenosynovitides
tenosynovitis
tenosynovitises
tenotome
tenotomes
tenotomies
tenotomy (current term)
tenour
tenours
tenous
tenoxicam
tenpence
tenpences
tenpenny
tenpenny nail
tenpercenteries
tenpercentery
tenpin
tenpin bowling
tenpins

Literary usage of Tenotomy

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"As tenotomy has lately come to the fore, the literature of this surgical procedure is briefly reviewed. It will, perhaps, be a surprise to learn that in ..."

2. Pye's Surgical Handicraft: A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery by Walter Pye (1893)
"Sharp Pointed tenotomy Knife. FIG. 223.—Blont Pointed tenotomy Knife. Taking as an example, a tenotomy for a simple equinus Method of club foot, ..."

3. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1908)
"tenotomy is performed upon the internal or external rectus; very rarely, ... After a properly performed tenotomy of the internus, a convergence to at least ..."

4. Text-book of ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1892)
"tenotomy is performed upon the internal or external rectus ; very rarely, ... After a properly performed tenotomy of the internus, a convergence to at least ..."

5. Ophthalmic surgery by Josef Meller (1908)
"The same degree of strabismus may in one case call for a tenotomy, and in another make an advancement of the muscle desirable. ..."

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