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  • noun Plural form of neurectomy.


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  • Rats with vagal, pelvic, hypogastric and ovarian neurectomies exhibited a marked decrease in calcitonin gene-related peptide-immunoreactive nerves in the uterus relative to rats with pelvic, hypogastric, and ovarian neurectomies with intact vagus nerves.

    In Defense of the Hysterectomy aka TBTAM 2007

  • In old subjects used for dissection or surgical purposes, it is very evident that in the ones which have suffered from chronic lymphangitis there exists an excessive amount of sub-facial connective tissue, making subcutaneous neurectomies quite difficult in some instances.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1 John Victor Lacroix


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