cordotomy

noun
cor·​dot·​o·​my
variants: or chordotomy \ kȯr-​ˈdät-​ə-​mē How to pronounce cordotomy (audio) \
plural cordotomies

Medical Definition of cordotomy

: surgical division of a tract of the spinal cord for relief of severe intractable pain

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“Cordotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cordotomy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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