Definition of neurotmesis in English:

neurotmesis

noun

Medicine
  • Injury to a nerve in which it or a proportion of its fascicles is completely transected.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal. From neuro- + ancient Greek τμῆσις cutting.

Pronunciation

neurotmesis

/ˌnjʊərə(ʊ)təˈmiːsɪs//ˌnjʊərɒtˈmiːsɪs/