SYN: ramisection. [L. ramus, branch, + G. tome, incision]

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ram·i·cot·o·my (ram″ĭ-kotґə-me) [ramus + -tomy] ramisection.

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  • ramisection — Section of the rami communicantes of the sympathetic nervous system. SYN: ramicotomy. [L. ramus, branch, + L. sectio, section] * * * rami·sec·tion .ram i sek shən n the surgical severance of one or more rami and esp. the rami communicantes (as… …   Medical dictionary

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