[kawr-dot-uh-mee] /kɔrˈdɒt ə mi/

noun, plural cordotomies.
the surgical severance of certain nerve fibers of the to alleviate intractable pain.

cordotomy cor·dot·o·my or chor·dot·o·my (kôr-dŏt’ə-mē)


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