neurectomy

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neu·rec·to·my

 (no͝o-rĕk′tə-mē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·rec·to·mies
Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.

neurectomy

(njʊˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of a nerve segment

neu•rec•to•my

(nʊˈrɛk tə mi, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mies.
the surgical removal of part or all of a nerve.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.neurectomy - surgical removal of all or part of a nerve
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations

neu·rec·to·my

n. neurectomía, corte de un segmento del nervio.
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Another important aspect of neurectomies is the impact of residual pain or sensory changes on the quality of life.
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