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encephalotomy

[en-sef-uh-lot-uh-mee]
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noun, plural en·ceph·a·lot·o·mies.
  1. surgical incision or dissection of the brain.
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Origin of encephalotomy

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encephalotomy

(ĕn-sĕf′ə-lŏtə-mē)
n.
  1. Dissection or incision of the brain.
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