Definition of ramisectomy in English:

ramisectomy

(also ramusectomy)

noun

rare
  • Surgical division or partial excision of a sympathetic ramus communicans, performed to produce sympathetic denervation; surgical sympathectomy; an instance of this.

Origin

1920s. Irregularly from ramus + -ectomy. In some forms probably after ramisection (although this is first attested slightly later).

Pronunciation

ramisectomy

/ˌreɪmɪˈsɛktəmi//ˌramɪˈsɛktəmi/