apicectomy

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin apex (tip), genitive apicis +‎ -ectomy.

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apicectomy (plural apicectomies)

  1. (surgery) The endodontic surgical intervention to remove the root tip of a tooth and replace it with a prosthetic material.

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