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Pronunciation: kē′mō-pal-′i-dō-thal′ă-mek′tō-mē

Definition: Destruction of portions of the globus pallidus and thalamus by injection of a chemical substance.

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

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