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rhizotomy

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noun rhi·zot·o·my \rī-ˈzä-tə-mē\

Definition of rhizotomy

plural

rhizotomies

  1. :  the operation of cutting the anterior or posterior spinal nerve roots



Origin and Etymology of rhizotomy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1911


Medical Dictionary

rhizotomy

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noun rhi·zot·o·my \rī-ˈzät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of rhizotomy

plural

rhizotomies

  1. :  the operation of cutting the anterior or posterior spinal nerve roots




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