the operation of tearing out (avulsion) of a nerve.
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Tearing out or evulsion of a nerve.
[neur- + G. exairesis, a taking out, fr. haireō, to grasp, take]
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neurexeresis(nūr″ĕks-ĕr′ĕ-sĭs) [″ + exairein, to draw out]
The tearing out of a nerve to relieve neuralgia.
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