adhesiotomy
Surgical section or lysis of adhesions.

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ad·he·si·ot·o·my (ad-he″ze-otґə-me) the cutting or division of adhesions; called also adhesiolysis.

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  • adhesiotomy — ad·he·si·ot·o·my (ăd hē zē ŏtʹə mē) n. pl. ad·he·si·ot·o·mies Surgical division or separation of adhesions. * * * …   Universalium

  • adhesiotomy — noun The surgical procedure to divide or separate an adhesion. Syn: adhesiolysis …   Wiktionary

  • Adhesion (medicine) — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001493 eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury… …   Wikipedia

  • adhesiolysis — Severing of adhesive band(s); done by laparoscopy or laparotomy. [adhesion + lysis] * * * ad·he·si·ol·y·sis (ad he″se olґĭ sis) adhesiotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • colliotomy — Obsolete term for adhesiotomy. [G. kolla, glue, + G. tome, incision] …   Medical dictionary

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