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leukotomy

[loo-kot-uh-mee]
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noun, plural leu·kot·o·mies. Chiefly British Surgery.
  1. prefrontal lobotomy.
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Origin of leukotomy

First recorded in 1935–40; leuko- + -tomy
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leukotomy in Medicine

leukotomy

n.
  1. Incision into the white matter of the frontal lobe of the brain.
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