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saucerization


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n.1. an operation in which tissue is cut away from a wound to form a saucer-like depression. It is carried out to facilitate healing and is commonly used to treat injuries or disorders in which bone is infected. 2. the concave appearance of the upper surface of a vertebra that has been fractured by compression.

1. an operation in which tissue is cut away from a wound to form a saucer-like depression. It is carried out to facilitate healing and is commonly used to treat injuries or disorders in which bone is infected. 2. the concave appearance of the upper surface of a vertebra that has been fractured by compression.

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