Definition: Operative removal of the whole or a part of a septum, specifically of the nasal septum.
[L. saeptum, septum, + G. ektome, excision]
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.