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myelotomy

noun my·e·lot·o·my \ ˌmī-ə-ˈlät-ə-mē \

medical Definition of myelotomy

plural myelotomies
: surgical incision of the spinal cord; especially : section of crossing nerve fibers at the midline of the spinal cord and especially of sensory fibers for the relief of intractable pain

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