ramisectomy(1) The division of a branch or ramus, especially of a nerve trunk.
(2) Surgical division of the communicating branches of the sympathetic nervous system.
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ramisectomy(ram-is-ek'to-me) [? + Gr. ektome, excision]
Excision of a ramus, specifically a ramus communicans.See: ramisection
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