craterization


craterization

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cra·ter·iza·tion .krāt-ər-ə-'zā-shən n surgical excision of a crater-shaped piece of bone

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cra·ter·iza·tion (kra″tər-ĭ-zaґshən) the operation of excising a craterlike piece from a bone.

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