encephalotomy

[ en-sef-uh-lot-uh-mee ]
/ ɛnˌsɛf əˈlɒt ə mi /

noun, plural en·ceph·a·lot·o·mies.

surgical incision or dissection of the brain.

Origin of encephalotomy

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Medicine definitions for encephalotomy

encephalotomy

[ ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏtə-mē ]

n.

Dissection or incision of the brain.

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