the removal of part or all of a nerve.
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How to use neurectomy in a sentence
There are few cases then, where neurectomy is materially helpful.Lameness of the Horse | John Victor Lacroix
As we shall be concerned with these in the higher operation of neurectomy, we may give them brief mention.
According as the nerve operated on is the plantar or the median, the operation is known as plantar or median neurectomy.
Difficult to deal with as wounds about the foot ordinarily are, they are rendered more so by a previous neurectomy.
After carefully examining the leg, I advised the owner to have the operation of neurectomy performed upon him.
British Dictionary definitions for neurectomy
the surgical removal of a nerve segment
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