Medical Dictionary

myelotomy

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noun my·e·lot·o·my \ˌmī-ə-ˈlät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of myelotomy

plural

myelotomies

  1. :  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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