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sympathectomy

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noun sym·pa·thec·to·my \ˌsim-pə-ˈthek-tə-mē\

Definition of sympathectomy

plural sym·pa·thec·to·mies

  1. :  surgical interruption of sympathetic nerve pathways

sym·pa·thec·to·mized play \-ˌmīzd\ adjective


Origin of sympathectomy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1900


Medical Dictionary

sympathectomy

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noun sym·pa·thec·to·my \ˌsim-pə-ˈthek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of sympathectomy

plural sym·pa·thec·to·mies

  1. :  surgical interruption of sympathetic nerve pathways

  2. sym·pa·thec·to·mized or chiefly British -mised \-ˌmīzd\play adjective




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