neurotomies'

neurotomy

[noo-rot-uh-mee, nyoo-]
noun, plural neurotomies. Surgery.
the cutting of a nerve, as to relieve neuralgia.

Origin:
1695–1705; neuro- + -tomy

neurotomical [noor-uh-tom-i-kuhl, nyoor-] , adjective
neurotomist, noun
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neurotomy (njʊˈrɒtəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
the surgical cutting of a nerve, esp to relieve intractable pain
 
neu'rotomist
 
n

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neurotomy neu·rot·o·my (nu-rŏt'ə-mē, nyu-)
n.
Surgical division of a nerve.

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