from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In surgery, a slender knife specially suitable for the subcutaneous division of a tendon; a tenotomy knife. Also tendotome.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Surg.) A slender knife for use in the operation of tenotomy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun surgery A slender knife used for tenotomy.


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