Sympathectomy meaning

sĭmpə-thĕktə-mē
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Surgical removal of a part of the sympathetic nervous system.
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The interruption by surgical means of part of the sympathetic nervous system.
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Surgical removal of a part of the sympathetic nervous system.
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(neurosurgery) The surgical cutting of a nerve in the sympathetic nervous system.
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Origin of sympathectomy

  • sympath(etic) –ectomy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From sympathetic (nervous system) + -ectomy.

    From Wiktionary