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thalamotomy

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

medical Definition of thalamotomy

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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