Skip to Content

splanchnicotomy

Pronunciation: splangk'ni-kot'o-me

Definition: Section of a splanchnic nerve or nerves, a surgical procedure formerly used in the treatment of hypertension.

[splanchni- + G. tome, incision]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide