Meaning of septectomy in English:

septectomy

Pronunciation /sɛpˈtɛktəmi/

noun

Surgery
  • 1Partial or total excision of the nasal septum; an instance of this.

  • 2Partial excision of the atrial septum (typically performed as part of the treatment of congenital cardiac malformations); an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century. From septo- + -ectomy.