neurotomy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From neuro- and Ancient Greek τόμος (tómos, a cut, slice).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

neurotomy (plural neurotomies)

  1. (neuroscience) The dissection, or anatomy, of the nervous system.
  2. (neurology) The division of a nerve, for the relief of neuralgia, or for other purposes
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Dunglison to this entry?)