[ kee-moh-pal-i-dek-tuh-mee, kem-oh- ]
/ ˌki moʊˌpæl ɪˈdɛk tə mi, ˌkɛm oʊ- /
noun, plural che·mo·pal·li·dec·to·mies.Surgery.
an operation for treating Parkinson's disease and certain other diseases characterized by muscular rigidity, consisting of destroying a specific part of the corpus striatum by injecting it with a chemical, usually alcohol.
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