functional neurosurgery


The surgical destruction or chronic excitation of a part of the brain as treatment of a physiological or psychological disorder.

Nearby words

  1. functional imperative,
  2. functional isomer,
  3. functional load,
  4. functional medicine,
  5. functional murmur,
  6. functional occlusion,
  7. functional representation,
  8. functional residual capacity,
  9. functional sentence perspective,
  10. functional shift

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