neurectasis neu·rec·ta·sis (nu-rěk’tə-sĭs, nyu-) or neu·rec·ta·si·a (nur’ĭk-tā’zē-ə, -zhə, nyur’-)
The surgical operation of stretching of a nerve or a nerve trunk. Also called neurotony.


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  • Neurectopia

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