neurotome


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neurotome

 [noor´o-tōm]
1. a needle-like knife for dissecting nerves.
2. neuromere (def. 1).
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neu·ro·tome

(nū'rō-tōm),
1. A very slender knife or needle, used for teasing apart nerve fibers in microdissection.
2. Synonym(s): neuromere
[neuro- + G. tomē, a cutting]
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