Cordotomy definition

kôr-dŏt ə-mē
An operation on the spinal cord.
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Surgical division of tracts of the spinal cord, as for the relief of severe pain.
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(surgery) The surgical procedure for selectively disabling pain-conducting nerve paths in the spinal cord to relieve chronic pain.
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Noun

Singular:
cordotomy
Plural:
cordotomies