midline myelotomy

(redirected from commissural myelotomy)

mid·line my·e·lot·o·my

section of the midline transverse fibers of the spinal cord for the treatment of intractable pain.

midline myelotomy

n.
Severing of the midline transverse fibers of the spinal cord.

mid·line my·e·lot·o·my

(mid'līn mī-ĕ-lot'ŏ-mē)
Section of the midline transverse fibers of the spinal cord for the treatment of intractable pain.
Synonym(s): commissurotomy (2) .