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Pronunciation: kē′mō-thal-ă-mek′tō-mē

Definition: Chemical destruction of a part of the thalamus, usually for relief of pain or dyskinesia.

Synonym(s): chemothalamotomy

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

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