splanch·​ni·​cec·​to·​my ˌsplaŋk-nə-ˈsek-tə-mē How to pronounce splanchnicectomy (audio)
plural splanchnicectomies
: surgical excision of a segment of one or more splanchnic nerves to relieve hypertension

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“Splanchnicectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/splanchnicectomy. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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