neurotomy

noun
neu·​rot·​o·​my | \ n(y)u̇-ˈrät-ə-mē How to pronounce neurotomy (audio) \
plural neurotomies

Medical Definition of neurotomy

1 : the dissection or cutting of nerves
2 : the division of a nerve (as to relieve neuralgia)

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“Neurotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurotomy. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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