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craniotomy

División en sílabas: cra·ni·ot·o·my
Pronunciación: /ˌkrānēˈädəmē
 
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Definición de craniotomy en inglés:

sustantivo

1Surgical opening into the skull.
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.
1.1Surgical perforation of the skull of a dead fetus to ease delivery.
Example sentences
  • One procedure destroys the fetus by a craniotomy, the other by dismemberment.

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