[″ + tome, incision]
The operation of cutting through a bone.
A C-shaped cut through the ramus of the mandible to allow forward placement of the mandible in correcting a retrognathic condition.
Surgery on the condylar neck of the mandible to correct prognathism.
The excision of a wedge of bone from the cuneiform.
The lengthwise division of a bone.
Supracondylar section of the femur for correction of genu valgum.
Division of the shaft of the femur below the lesser trochanter to correct ankylosis of the hip joint.
Section of the femur through the lesser trochanter for correction of a deformity about the hip joint.
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