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Medical Term:

chemopallidectomy

Pronunciation: kē′mō-pal′i-dek′tō-mē

Definition: Destruction of the globus pallidus by injection of a chemical agent.

Synonym(s): chemopallidotomy

[chemo- + globus pallidus + G. ektomē, excision]

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