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The proper term for a rib excision is costectomy. -ectomy is a term that means "to remove" something. In this case, a rib.

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Thoracoplasty is the medical term meaning surgical repair of the chest.

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Thoracic Surgery: Surgical repair and correction of organs within the rib cage.

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Phrenicoplasty is the medical term meaning surgical repair of the diaphragm.

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