- the removal of part or all of a nerve.
Origin of neurectomy
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There are few cases then, where neurectomy is materially helpful.Lameness of the Horse
John Victor Lacroix
It is this nerve which is divided in the low operation of neurectomy.
No neurectomy should be undertaken unless this contingency has been allowed for.
Criticised in this way, is the operation of neurectomy justifiable?
In that case, neurectomy must necessarily be performed again.
- the surgical removal of a nerve segment
- Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.
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