pyramidotomy

noun
py·​ram·​i·​dot·​o·​my | \ pə-ˌram-ə-ˈdät-ə-mē How to pronounce pyramidotomy (audio) \
plural pyramidotomies

Medical Definition of pyramidotomy

: a surgical procedure in which a corticospinal tract is severed (as for relief of parkinsonism)

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“Pyramidotomy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyramidotomy. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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