presacral sympathectomy

pre·sa·cral neu·rec·to·my

cutting of the presacral nerve to relieve severe dysmenorrhea.
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presacral sympathectomy

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pre·sa·cral neu·rec·to·my

, presacral sympathectomy (prē-sā'krăl nūr-ek'tŏ-mē, sim'pă-thek'tŏ-mē)
Cutting of the presacral nerve to relieve severe dysmenorrhea.
Synonym(s): Cotte operation.
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