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cricopha·ryn·geal myoto·my

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  1. Cricopharyngeal myotomy

    Cricopharyngeal myotomy is a surgical sectioning of the cricopharyngeus muscle, also known as the upper esophageal sphincter, that has been advocated for the treatment of cricopharyngeal spasm, or cricopharyngeal achalasia, that leads to cervical dysphagia in the clinical setting.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cricopharyngeal myotomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cricopharyngeal myotomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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