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- n. Plural form of thoracotomy.
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Toby had witnessed emergency thoracotomies before, and the brutality of it never failed to appall her.
"I've been on the gurneys as a patient, over the gurneys as a doctor, done a lot of chest compressions, thoracotomies and intubations, sewn a lot of sutures and snapped on a lot of latex gloves."