neurolyses

neurolysis

[noo-rol-uh-sis, nyoo-]
noun
1.
Pathology.
a.
disintegration of nerve tissue.
b.
exhaustion of a nerve by excess stimulation.
2.
Surgery. separation of adhesions from a nerve fiber.

Origin:
neuro- + -lysis

neurolytic [noor-uh-lit-ik, nyoor-] , adjective
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neurolysis neu·rol·y·sis (nu-rŏl'ĭ-sĭs, nyu-)
n.

  1. The breaking down or destruction of nerve tissue, especially as a result of disease.

  2. The surgical freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions.


neu'ro·lyt'ic (nur'ə-lĭt'ĭk, nyur'-) adj.
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