TITLE

phreniconeurectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1665
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "phreniconeurectomy" is presented. Phreniconeurectomy refers to the excision of part of the phrenic nerve. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21240818

 

Related Articles

  • phrenemphraxis.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1664 

    A definition of the medical term "phrenemphraxis" is presented. Phrenemphraxis refers to the crushing of the phrenic nerve in order to induce temporary paralysis of the diaphragm, a therapeutic measure that was previously employed in treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis. The definition is from...

  • phrenic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1664 

    A definition of the medical term "phrenic" is presented. Phrenic means concerning the diaphragm, as the phrenic nerve. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

  • electrophrenic.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p680 

    A definition of the medical term "electrophrenic" is presented, which means the stimulation of the phrenic nerve by electricity.

  • fluoroscopy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p815 

    A definition of the medical term "fluoroscopy" is presented. It refers to the examination of the body using fluoroscope. Fluoroscopy is used in clinical medicine to provide real-time images of moving objects—e.g., to evaluate the motion of the diaphragm in a patient suspected of having...

  • phrenicotomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1665 

    A definition of the medical term "phrenicotomy" is presented. Phrenicotomy refers to the cutting of the phrenic nerve to immobilize a lung by inducing paralysis of one side. This causes the diaphragm to rise, compressing the lung and diminishing respiratory movement, thus resting the lung on...

  • hemicorporectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p958 

    A definition of the medical term "hemicorporectomy" is presented. Hemicorporectomy refers to the surgical removal of the lower portion of the body, including the pelvis, pelvic contents, and the lower extremities. The term originated from the words "corpus" which means body and "ektome" meaning...

  • hemicraniectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p958 

    A definition of the medical term "hemicraniectomy" is presented. Hemicraniectomy refers to the surgical division of the cranial vault from front backward, exposing half of the brain. The term originated from the word "ektome" which means excision. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic...

  • hemiglossectomy.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p959 

    A definition of the medical term "hemiglossectomy" is presented. Hemiglossectomy refers to the surgical removal of one side of the tongue. The term originated from the word "ektome" which means excision. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.

  • hemisection.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p960 

    A definition of the medical term "hemisection" is presented, which means bisection. It originated from the Latin word "sectio," which means section. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F. A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics