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chemical sympathectomy

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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. sympathectomy(def 2).
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sympathectomy

[sim-puh-thek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural sym·pa·thec·to·mies. Medicine/Medical.
  1. surgery that interrupts a nerve pathway of the sympathetic or involuntary nervous system.
  2. Also called chemical sympathectomy. a like interruption by chemical means.
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Origin of sympathectomy

First recorded in 1895–1900; sympath(etic) + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for chemical-sympathectomy

sympathectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. the surgical excision or chemical destruction (chemical sympathectomy) of one or more parts of the sympathetic nervous system
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Word Origin

C20: from sympathetic + -ectomy
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chemical-sympathectomy in Medicine

sympathectomy

(sĭm′pə-thĕktə-mē)
n.
  1. Surgical removal of a part of the sympathetic nervous system.
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