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Medical Term:

-tome

 

Definition:

  1. A cutting instrument, the first element in the compound usually indicating the part that the instrument is designed to cut.
  2. Segment, part, section.
  3. Tomography.
  4. Surgery.

[G. tomos, cutting, sharp; a cutting (section or segment)]

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