radicotomy


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radicotomy

 [rad″ĭ-kot´ah-me]
rhizotomy; division or transection of a nerve root.

rhi·zot·o·my

(rī-zot'ŏ-mē),
Section of the spinal nerve roots for the relief of pain or spastic paralysis.
[G. rhiza, root, + tomē, section]

radicotomy

/rad·i·cot·o·my/ (rad″ĭ-kot´ah-me) rhizotomy.

radicotomy

(răd′ĭ-kŏt′ə-mē)
n.

rhi·zot·o·my

(rī-zot'ŏ-mē)
Surgical section of the spinal nerve roots for the relief of pain or spastic paralysis.
Synonym(s): radicotomy, radiculectomy.
[G. rhiza, root, + tomē, section]

radicotomy

rhizotomy; division or transection of a nerve root.