posterior rhizotomy

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pos·te·ri·or rhi·zot·o·my

section of posterior spinal root.
Synonym(s): Dana operation

posterior rhizotomy

Etymology: L, behind; Gk, rhiza, root, temnein, to cut
a surgical procedure for cutting the posterior, or sensory, nerve root to relieve intractable pain or to relieve spasms from neurological causes such as cerebral palsy.

pos·te·ri·or rhi·zot·o·my

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr rī-zot'ŏ-mē)
Section of posterior spinal root.
Synonym(s): Dana operation.

Dana,

Charles L., U.S. neurologist, 1852-1935.
Dana operation - section of posterior spinal root. Synonym(s): posterior rhizotomy
Dana syndrome - degenerative disease of the spinal cord associated with pernicious anemia.
Putnam-Dana syndrome - see under Putnam
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