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Medical Term:

Caldwell-Luc operation

Pronunciation: kawld'wel luk

Definition: an intraoral procedure for opening into the maxillary antrum through the supradental (canine) fossa above the maxillary premolar teeth.

Synonym(s): intraoral antrostomy, Luc operation

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