- excision of a lobe of an organ or gland.
Origin of lobectomy
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- surgical removal of a lobe from any organ or gland in the body, esp removal of tissue from the frontal lobe of the brain in an attempt to alleviate mental disorder
- Excision of a lobe of an organ or a gland.