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thalamotomy

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noun thal·a·mot·o·my \ˌthal-ə-ˈmät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of thalamotomy

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thalamotomies

  1. :  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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