thalamotomy

[thăl′ə-mŏtə-mē]

n.

Destruction of a portion of the thalamus by stereotaxis to relieve tremor.

Nearby words

  1. thalamencephalon,
  2. thalamic,
  3. thalamium,
  4. thalamo-,
  5. thalamocortical,
  6. thalamus,
  7. thalassa,
  8. thalassaemia,
  9. thalassemia,
  10. thalassemia major


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