trigeminal rhizotomy

(redirected from retrogasserian neurectomy)

tri·gem·i·nal rhi·zot·o·my

division or section of a sensory root of the fifth cranial nerve, accomplished through a subtemporal (Frazier-Spiller operation), suboccipital (Dandy operation), or transtentorial approach.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

trigeminal rhizotomy

n.
Division or section of a sensory root of the trigeminal nerve.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

tri·gem·i·nal rhi·zot·o·my

(trī-jem'i-năl rī-zot'ŏ-mē)
Division or section of a sensory root of the fifth cranial nerve, accomplished through a subtemporal (Frazier-Spiller operation), suboccipital (Dandy operation), or transtentorial approach.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012