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phrenicectomy

Pronunciation: fren'i-sek'to-me

Definition: Exsection of a portion of the phrenic nerve, to prevent reunion such as may follow phrenicotomy.

Synonym(s): phrenectomy, phrenicoexeresis, phreniconeurectomy

[phreni- + G. ektome, excision]

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