neurectasia

neur·ec·ta·sis

, neurectasia , neurectasy (nūr-ek'tă-sis, -ek-tā'zē-ă, -ek'tă-sē)
The operation of stretching a nerve or nerve trunk.
[neur- + G. ektasis, extension]
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neurectasia

, neurectasis, neurectasy (noor?ek-ta'zh(e-)a, nur?) (noor-ek'ta-sis, nur-) (noor-ek'ta-se, nur-) [? + ektasis, a stretching]
Surgical stretching of a nerve. Synonym: neurotension
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