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neurolysis

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noun neu·rol·y·sis \n(y)u̇-ˈräl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of neurolysis

plural

neurolyses

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  1. 1a:  the breaking down of nervous tissue (as from disease or injury)b:  destruction of nervous tissue (as by the use of chemicals or radio frequencies) to temporarily or permanently block nerve pathways especially to relieve pain or spasticity phenolic neurolysis of the celiac plexus to treat intractable pancreatic cancer pain

  2. 2:  the surgical operation of freeing a nerve from perineural adhesions


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