Definition of ganglionectomy in English:

ganglionectomy

noun

  • 1Excision of one or more ganglia of the nervous system; an instance of this.

  • 2Excision of a ganglion of a tendon sheath or joint; an instance of this.

Origin

Early 20th century. From ganglion + -ectomy. Compare gangliectomy.

Pronunciation

ganglionectomy

/ˌɡaŋɡlɪəˈnɛktəmi/