Confused and have questions? We’ve got answers. With Chegg Study, you can get step-by-step solutions to your questions from an expert in the field. If you rather get 1:1 study help, try 30 minutes of free online tutoring with Chegg Tutors.

Syringotomy

From Biology-Online Dictionary | Biology-Online Dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Definition

noun

Incision of a fistula


Supplement

Syringotomy is a procedure where the fistula is laid open as opposed to syringectomy in which the entire fistula is removed.


Word origin: Greek syrinx (tube) + Greek –tomia (a cutting of)

Synonym(s):

Compare:

Mentioned in: