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tubulization

Pronunciation: tu'byu-li-za'shun

Definition: Enclosing the joined ends of a divided nerve, after neurorrhaphy, in a cylinder of paraffin or of some slowly absorbable material to keep the surrounding tissues from pushing in and preventing union.

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