chemopallidectomy(redirected from chemopallidotomy)
destruction of tissue of the globus pallidus by a chemical agent.
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Destruction of the globus pallidus by injection of a chemical agent.
[chemo- + globus pallidus + G. ektomē, excision]
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chemopallidectomyA 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.
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chemopallidectomyInjection of a destructive chemical into the GLOBUS PALLIDUM of the brain to relieve the rigidity of PARKINSON'S DISEASE.
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