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oncotomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n oncotomy (Surg) The opening of an abscess, or the removal of a tumor, with a cutting instrument.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n oncotomy In surgery, the incision into, or the excision of, a tumor.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Oncotomy incision into, or excision of, a tumour
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'o`gkos bulk, mass + te`mnein to cut: cf. F. oncotomie,

Usage

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Associated Words: oncology, oncotomy.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
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