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[noo-rek-tuh-mee, nyoo-] /nʊˈrɛk tə mi, nyʊ-/

noun, plural neurectomies. Surgery.
the removal of part or all of a nerve.
noun (pl) -mies
the surgical removal of a nerve segment

neurectomy neu·rec·to·my (nu-rěk’tə-mē, nyu-)
Surgical removal of a nerve or part of a nerve.


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