ramisection

ramisection
Section of the rami communicantes of the sympathetic nervous system. SYN: ramicotomy. [L. ramus, branch, + L. sectio, section]

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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)

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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.

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  • ramicotomy — SYN: ramisection. [L. ramus, branch, + G. tome, incision] * * * ram·i·cot·o·my (ram″ĭ kotґə me) [ramus + tomy] ramisection …   Medical dictionary

  • ramisectomy — ram·i·sec·to·my (ram″ĭ sekґtə me) ramisection …   Medical dictionary

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