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.
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midline myelotomy

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