Meaning of sequestrectomy in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsiːkwɪˈstrektəmi/

nounplural noun sequestrectomies


See sequestrum

‘The foul smelling discharge responded only temporarily to antibiotics, and she required surgical debridement and sequestrectomy to remove the infected bone.’
  • ‘Today, sequestrectomy has been suggested as a modification to microdiscectomy.’
  • ‘Four days later she suffered from recurrent pain, and neuroimaging studies revealed an epidural gas formation at the site of the sequestrectomy.’