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neurotomy

[noo-rot-uh-mee, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɒt ə mi, nyʊ-/
noun, plural neurotomies. Surgery.
1.
the cutting of a nerve, as to relieve neuralgia.
Origin of neurotomy
1695-1705
First recorded in 1695-1705; neuro- + -tomy
Related forms
neurotomical
[noo r-uh-tom-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əˈtɒm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
neurotomist, noun
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neurotomy

/njʊˈrɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
the surgical cutting of a nerve, esp to relieve intractable pain
Derived Forms
neurotomist, noun
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neurotomy in Medicine

neurotomy neu·rot·o·my (nu-rŏt'ə-mē, nyu-)
n.
Surgical division of a nerve.

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