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prefrontal lobotomy

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noun
Surgery. a psychosurgical procedure in which the frontal lobes are separated from the rest of the brain by cutting the connecting nerve fibers.
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Also called frontal lobotomy, lobotomy.

Origin of prefrontal lobotomy

First recorded in 1935–40

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