pyramidotomy

noun

py·​ram·​i·​dot·​o·​my pə-ˌram-ə-ˈdät-ə-mē How to pronounce pyramidotomy (audio)
plural pyramidotomies
: a surgical procedure in which a corticospinal tract is severed (as for relief of parkinsonism)

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“Pyramidotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pyramidotomy. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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