splanchnicectomy

[splăngk′nĭ-sĕktə-mē]

n.

Surgical resection of the splanchnic nerves and usually of the celiac ganglion.

Nearby words

  1. splanchnic,
  2. splanchnic anesthesia,
  3. splanchnic ganglion,
  4. splanchnic nerve,
  5. splanchnic wall,
  6. splanchnicotomy,
  7. splanchno-,
  8. splanchnocele,
  9. splanchnodiastasis,
  10. splanchnolith


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