phrenicectomy

phrenicectomy, phrenectomy Surgical removal or destruction of a section of a phrenic nerve; formerly carried out as an alternative to phrenicotomy.
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phrenicectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: fren′i-sek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Exsection of a portion of the phrenic nerve, to prevent reunion such as may follow phrenicotomy. Synonyms: phrenectomy, phrenicoexeresis, phreniconeurectomy
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