from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See tagliacotian.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining, or relating to Taliacotius or Tagliacozzi, an Italian surgeon and anatomist (1546–99).


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  • In a case of this kind an operation on the taliacotian principle might be tried in order to close the urethra where it presents abnormally patent.

    Surgical Anatomy

  • In this case, as the whole substance of the corpus spongiosum was destroyed for half an inch in extent, the taliacotian operation, by which lost quantity is supplied, is the measure most likely to succeed in closing the canal.

    Surgical Anatomy


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