[ tuh-pek-tuh-mee ]
/ təˈpɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural to·pec·to·mies.Surgery.
excision of part of the cerebral cortex for the relief of unmanageable pain or especially as a treatment for certain mental disorders.
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Medical definitions for topectomy
[ tə-pĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical removal of specific areas of the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex as a treatment for certain mental disorders.corticectomy
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