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tenotomy


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n. surgical division of a tendon. This may be necessary to correct a joint deformity caused by tendon shortening or to reduce the imbalance of forces caused by an overactive muscle in a spastic limb. See also scissor leg.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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