cryothalamectomy

cryothalamotomy

 [kri″o-thal″ah-mot´ah-me]
destruction of a portion of the thalamus by application of extreme cold.
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cry·o·thal·a·mec·to·my

(krī'ō-thal'ă-mek'tō-mē),
Destruction of the thalamus by the application of extreme cold.
[cryo- + thalamus + G. ektomē, excision]
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