phrenicectomy


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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]
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phrenicectomy

(frĕn′ĭ-sĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a portion of the phrenic nerve.
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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]
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