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neurolysis

[ noo-rol-uh-sis, nyoo- ]
/ nʊˈrɒl ə sɪs, nyʊ- /
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noun

Pathology.
  1. disintegration of nerve tissue.
  2. exhaustion of a nerve by excess stimulation.
Surgery. separation of adhesions from a nerve fiber.

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Origin of neurolysis

neu·ro·lyt·ic [noor-uh-lit-ik, nyoor-], /ˌnʊər əˈlɪt ɪk, ˌnyʊər-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for neurolysis

neurolysis
[ nu-rŏlĭ-sĭs ]

n.

The breaking down or destruction of nerve tissue, especially as a result of disease.
The surgical freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions.
neu′ro•lytic (nur′ə-lĭtĭk, nyur′-) adj.
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