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chemopallidectomy

[ kee-moh-pal-i-dek-tuh-mee, kem-oh- ]
/ 藢ki mo蕣藢p忙l 瑟藞d蓻k t蓹 mi, 藢k蓻m o蕣- /
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noun, plural che路mo路pal路li路dec路to路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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Origin of chemopallidectomy

chemo- + New Latin pallid(um) a muscle (noun use of neuter of Latin pallidus pale) + -ectomy
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