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Medical Term:

pulpotomy

Pronunciation: pul-pot'o-me

Definition: Removal of a portion of the pulp structure of a tooth, usually the coronal portion.

Synonym(s): pulp amputation

[L. pulpa, pulp, + G. tome, incision]

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