[noo-rek-tuh-mee, nyoo-]

noun, plural neu·rec·to·mies. Surgery.

the removal of part or all of a nerve.

Origin of neurectomy

First recorded in 1855–60; neur- + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -mies

the surgical removal of a nerve segment
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neurectomy in Medicine




Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.
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