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LAMINECTOMY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does laminectomy mean? 

LAMINECTOMY (noun)
  The noun LAMINECTOMY has 1 sense:

1. surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae

  Familiarity information: LAMINECTOMY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LAMINECTOMY (noun)


Sense 1laminectomy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Surgical removal of the bony arches on one or more vertebrae

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("laminectomy" is a kind of...):

ablation; cutting out; excision; extirpation (surgical removal of a body part or tissue)


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