noun, plural rhi·zot·o·mies. Surgery.

  1. the surgical section or cutting of the spinal nerve roots, usually posterior or sensory roots, to eliminate pain.

noun plural -mies

  1. surgical incision into the roots of spinal nerves, esp for the relief of pain


  1. Surgical severance of spinal nerve roots, as for the relief of pain.radicotomy radiculectomy
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