"Tenotomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Surgical division of a tendon for relief of a deformity that is caused by congenital or acquired shortening of a muscle (Stedman, 27th ed). Tenotomy is performed in order to lengthen a muscle that has developed improperly, or become shortened and is resistant to stretching.
- Tendon Release
- Release, Tendon
- Releases, Tendon
- Tendon Releases
- Tendon Lengthening
- Lengthening, Tendon
- Lengthenings, Tendon
- Tendon Lengthenings
- Heel-Cord Release
- Heel Cord Release
- Heel-Cord Releases
- Release, Heel-Cord
- Releases, Heel-Cord
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