neurolysis


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neurolysis

 [noo͡-rol´……ĭ-sis]
1. release of a nerve sheath by cutting it longitudinally.
2. operative breaking up of perineural adhesions.
3. relief of tension upon a nerve obtained by stretching.
4. exhaustion of nervous energy.
5. destruction or dissolution of nerve tissue. adj., adj neurolyt´ic.

neu·rol·y·sis

(nū-rol'i-sis),
1. Destruction of nerve tissue.
2. Freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions or incising its epineurium for decompression.
3. Incising the epineurium of the facial nerve as a part of facial nerve decompression.
[neuro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

neurolysis

/neu·rol·y·sis/ (ndbobr-rol´ĭ-sis)
1. release of a nerve sheath by cutting it longitudinally.
2. operative breaking up of perineural adhesions.
3. relief of tension upon a nerve obtained by stretching.
4. destruction or dissolution of nerve tissue.neurolyt´ic

neu·rol·y·sis

(nūr-ol'i-sis)
1. Destruction of nerve tissue.
2. Freeing of a nerve from inflammatory adhesions.
[neuro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

neu·rol·y·sis

(nūr-ol'i-sis)
1. Destruction of nerve tissue.
2. Procedure to free a nerve from inflammatory adhesions or incising its epineurium for decompression.
[neuro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

neurolysis

1. release of a nerve sheath by cutting it longitudinally.
2. operative breaking up of perineural adhesions.
3. relief of tension upon a nerve obtained by stretching.
4. exhaustion of nervous energy.
5. destruction or dissolution of nerve tissue.
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