phrenemphraxis

noun

phren·​em·​phrax·​is ˌfren-ˌem-ˈfrak-səs How to pronounce phrenemphraxis (audio)
plural phrenemphraxes -ˌsēz How to pronounce phrenemphraxis (audio)
: crushing of the phrenic nerve for therapeutic purposes

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“Phrenemphraxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/phrenemphraxis. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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