pallidotomy pal·li·dot·o·my (pāl’ĭ-dŏt’ə-mē)
A lesion-producing surgical procedure on the globus pallidus to relieve involuntary movements or muscular rigidity.
pallidum pal·li·dum (pāl’ĭ-dəm) n. See globus pallidus.
[pal] /pæl/ Informal. noun 1. a very close, intimate friend; comrade; chum. 2. an accomplice. verb (used without object), palled, palling. 3. to associate as comrades or chums: to pal around with the kid next door. [pawl] /pɔl/ noun 1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb. 2. a […]
[pal-ee-uh m] /ˈpæl i əm/ noun, plural pallia [pal-ee-uh] /ˈpæl i ə/ (Show IPA), palliums. 1. a large, rectangular mantle worn by men in ancient Greece and Rome. 2. Ecclesiastical. 3. Anatomy. the entire cortex of the cerebrum. 4. Zoology. a mantle, as of a mollusk or bird. /ˈpælɪəm/ noun (pl) -lia (-lɪə), -liums 1. […]
[pawl] /pɔl/ noun 1. a cloth, often of velvet, for spreading over a coffin, bier, or tomb. 2. a coffin. 3. anything that covers, shrouds, or overspreads, especially with darkness or gloom. 4. Ecclesiastical. 5. Heraldry. . 6. Archaic. a cloth spread upon an altar; corporal. 7. Archaic. a garment, especially a robe, cloak, or […]