immunosympathectomy

noun
im·​mu·​no·​sym·​pa·​thec·​to·​my | \ -ˌsim-pə-ˈthek-tə-mē How to pronounce immunosympathectomy (audio) \
plural immunosympathectomies

Medical Definition of immunosympathectomy

: 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

Other Words from immunosympathectomy

immunosympathectomized or chiefly British immunosympathectomised \ -​ˌmīzd How to pronounce immunosympathectomised (audio) \ adjective

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“Immunosympathectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/immunosympathectomy. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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