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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Human ocular torsional position before and after unilateral vestibular neurectomy.
The trainer is accused of running Striking Article eight times after the gelding had undergone a palmar neurectomy - the surgical removal or severing of all or part of the palmar digital nerves - which causes horses to lose sensation in the back of the foot.
In 1992, we published a survey of 58 head and neck surgeons regarding their use of vestibular neurectomy, which at that time was gaining popularity as a surgical treatment for Meniere's disease.
The trainer is accused of running Striking Action eight times after the nine-year-old had undergone a palmar neurectomy, the surgical removal or severing of all or part of the palmar digital nerves, which causes the horse to lose sensation in the back of the foot.
To these ends, we obtained vestibular nerve segments from five patients during retrosigmoid (posterior fossa) neurectomy, immediately fixed them, and processed them for light and electron microscopy.
Johnson is accused of running Striking Action eight times after the nine-year-old had undergone a palmar neurectomy - the surgical removal or severing of all or part of the palmar digital nerves, also known as 'de-nerving', which causes the horse to lose sensation in the back of the foot - but claims he was unaware horses on which the operation had been performed were banned from racing on welfare grounds and because it could compromise jockey safety.
The trainer has admitted racing Striking Article after the nineyear- old had undergone a palmar neurectomy - the surgical removal or severing of all or part of the palmar digital nerves, also known as 'de-nerving', which causes the horse to lose sensation in the back of the foot - but claims he was unaware horses on which the operation had been performed were banned from racing on both welfare grounds and because it could compromise jockey safety.
Vestibular neurectomy and saccus decompression surgery in Meniere's disease.
Owner Graham Wylie maintains both Howard Johnson and the trainer's vet were unaware that Striking Article, who raced eight times after undergoing a neurectomy on April 8, 2008, was automatically banned from racing by having the operation.
Among the other treatments for facial nerve paralysis are ptosis repair, selective myectomy, and selective neurectomy.
10] Surgical interventions-singular neurectomy and posterior semicircular canal occlusion-are effective, but they are reserved for patients with intractable conditions who do not respond to conservative treatment.
We have performed a combined procedure that involves a vestibular neurectomy to control vertigo, which is followed by an endolymphatic sac shunt to control hydrops in 26 patients.