Definitions

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  • n. The surgical cutting of tendons.

Etymologies

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tendon +‎ -ectomy

Examples

  • Just listen to John A. Mirisch of Beverly Hills, where the council voted to ban onychectomy and flexor tendonectomy within its city limits unless the procedures are medically necessary.

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  • The ordinance states that "no person, licensed medical professional or otherwise, shall perform or cause to be performed an onychectomy (declawing) or flexor tendonectomy procedure for any means on a cat or any other animal within the city, except when necessary for a therapeutic purpose."

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