splanchnicectomy

noun
splanch·​ni·​cec·​to·​my | \ ˌsplaŋk-nə-ˈsek-tə-mē How to pronounce splanchnicectomy (audio) \
plural splanchnicectomies

Medical Definition of splanchnicectomy

: surgical excision of a segment of one or more splanchnic nerves to relieve hypertension

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