osteotomy


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Osteotomy \Os`te*ot"o*my\, n.
   1. The dissection or anatomy of bones; osteology.
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   2. (Surg.) The operation of dividing a bone or of cutting a
      piece out of it, -- done to remedy deformity, etc.
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