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Medical Term:

myotenotomy

Pronunciation: mi'o-te-not'o-me

Definition: Cutting through the principal tendon of a muscle, with division of the muscle itself in whole or in part.

Synonym(s): tenomyotomy, tenontomyotomy

[myo- + G. tenon, tendon, + tome, incision]

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