Medical Dictionary

immunosympathectomy

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

medical Definition of immunosympathectomy

plural immunosympathectomies
: 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 play \-ˌmīzd\ adjective

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up immunosympathectomy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!