neurectomy

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neurectomy

[nü′rek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a portion of a nerve.
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Their responses indicated that the number of vestibular neurectomies, labyrinthectomies, and endolymphatic sac surgeries all decreased during 1999.
The number of labyrinthectomies remained fairly constant throughout the decade, and the number of vestibular neurectomies slowly declined.
Four patients had previously undergone surgery (two vestibular neurectomies, one endolymphatic sac drainage, and one labyrinthectomy) for incapacitating vertigo at other institutions.