phrenectomy


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phren·i·cec·to·my

(fren'i-sek'tŏ-mē),
Exsection of a portion of the phrenic nerve, to prevent reunion such as may follow phrenicotomy.
[phreni- + G. ektomē, excision]

phren·i·cec·to·my

, phrenectomy , phreniconeurectomy (fren'i-sek'tŏ-mē, -ektŏ-mē, -i-kō-nūr-ektŏ-mē)
Excision of a portion of the phrenic nerve, to prevent reunion such as may follow phrenicotomy.
Synonym(s): phrenicoexeresis.
[phreni- + G. ektomē, excision]

phrenectomy

(frĕ-nĕk′tō-mē) [Gr. phren, diaphragm, + ektome, excision]
1. Surgical excision of all or part of the diaphragm.
2. Surgical resection of part of the phrenic nerve.