noun, plural gan·gli·on·ec·to·mies. Surgery.

the excision of a ganglion.

Nearby words

  1. ganglion cell,
  2. ganglion impar,
  3. ganglion of autonomic plexuses,
  4. ganglion of sympathetic trunk,
  5. ganglionated,
  6. ganglioneuroma,
  7. ganglionic,
  8. ganglionic blockade,
  9. ganglionic blocking agent,
  10. ganglionic layer of cerebellar cortex

Origin of ganglionectomy

First recorded in 1920–25; ganglion + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for ganglionectomy




Excision of a ganglion.gangliectomy

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