What is another word for myotomy?

6 synonyms found


[ ma͡ɪˈɒtəmɪ], [ ma‍ɪˈɒtəmɪ], [ m_aɪ_ˈɒ_t_ə_m_ɪ]

Synonyms for Myotomy:

How to use "Myotomy" in context?

When a patient has an overly tight muscle, the doctor may recommend a myotomy. During a myotomy, the doctor cuts open the muscle and releases the tension. This procedure usually heals quickly and does not require any surgery.

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