- 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 for the relief of spastic paralysis)
* * *rami·sec·tion (ram″ĭ-sekґshən) [ramus + section] the operation of cutting one or more of the rami communicantes of the sympathetic nervous system; called also ramicotomy, ramisectomy, and sympathetic ramisection.
Medical dictionary. 2011.