Definition of craniotomy in English:
1Surgical removal of a portion of the skull: exploratory craniotomy disclosed an aneurysm
More example sentences
- For brain aneurysms, a specialised surgical procedure called a craniotomy is carried out to open the head.
- In 1988, the patient underwent craniotomy followed by transphenoidal resection for recurrence.
- Focal tailored resection or awake craniotomy also are options.
Definition of craniotomy in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.