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immunosympathectomy

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noun im·mu·no·sym·pa·thec·to·my \-ˌsim-pə-ˈthek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of immunosympathectomy

plural

immunosympathectomies

  1. :  the destruction of neurons of the sympathetic nervous system in newborn laboratory animals (as mice or rats) by the injection of antiserum to nerve growth factor

immunosympathectomized

or chiefly British

immunosympathectomised

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