chemopallidectomy

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chemopallidectomy

 [ke″mo-pal″ĭ-dek´to-me]
destruction of tissue of the globus pallidus by a chemical agent.

che·mo·pal·li·dec·to·my

(kē'mō-pal'i-dek'tō-mē),
Destruction of the globus pallidus by injection of a chemical agent.
Synonym(s): chemopallidotomy
[chemo- + globus pallidus + G. ektomē, excision]

chemopallidectomy

/che·mo·pal·li·dec·tomy/ (-pal″ĭ-dek´tah-me) chemical destruction of tissue of the globus pallidus.

chemopallidectomy

A term of historic interest for the destruction of the globus pallidus by local administration of a chemical—e.g., procaine for parkinsonism, dystonia and involuntary movement disorders.

chemopallidectomy

Injection of a destructive chemical into the GLOBUS PALLIDUM of the brain to relieve the rigidity of PARKINSON'S DISEASE.

chemopallidectomy

destruction of tissue of the globus pallidus by a chemical agent.
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