neurotomy, nū-rot′om-i, n. the cutting or dissection of a nerve.
In 1819 Professor Sewell announced himself as the originator of neurotomy.
The opponents of neurotomy were, probably, not aware that there is in progression a muscular as well as a tactile sense.'
neurotomy neu·rot·o·my (nu-rŏt'ə-mē, nyu-)
Surgical division of a nerve.