from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of a part of the sympathetic nervous system.
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- n. The surgical cutting of a nerve in the sympathetic nervous system.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Removal by a surgical operation of a section of the sympathetic nerve.
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- n. surgical interruption of a nerve pathway in the sympathetic nervous system
sympath(etic) + -ectomy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From sympathetic (nervous system) + -ectomy. (Wiktionary)