We have put together a list of words that are similar to THORACOTOMY.

2 Alternative Words Similar to thoracotomy

1 Incision Noun      Synonym Words Like Incision
2 Section Noun      Synonym Words Like Section

2 definitions of thoracotomy

1 In surgery, the operation of free incision through the thoracic walls. Compare thoracentesis.
2 The surgical procedure of making an incision into the chest, normally as a first step to gain access to the thoracic organs, such as the heart, the lungs, and the esophagus.
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