thal·​a·​mot·​o·​my ˌthal-ə-ˈmät-ə-mē How to pronounce thalamotomy (audio)
plural thalamotomies
: a surgical operation involving electrocoagulation of areas of the thalamus to interrupt pathways of nervous transmission through the thalamus for relief of certain mental and psychomotor disorders

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“Thalamotomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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