leukotomy

[ loo-kot-uh-mee ]
/ luˈkɒt ə mi /

noun, plural leu·kot·o·mies. Chiefly British Surgery.

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Origin of leukotomy

First recorded in 1935–40; leuko- + -tomy
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Medical definitions for leukotomy

leukotomy

n.

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