noun, plural neu·rot·o·mies. Surgery.
the cutting of a nerve, as to relieve neuralgia.
Origin of neurotomy
Related formsneu·ro·tom·i·cal [noo r-uh-tom-i-kuh l, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əˈtɒm ɪ kəl, ˌnyʊər-/, adjectiveneu·rot·o·mist, noun
First recorded in 1695–1705; neuro-
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noun plural -mies
Derived Formsneurotomist, noun
the surgical cutting of a nerve, esp to relieve intractable pain
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Surgical division of a nerve.
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