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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain.

Usage examples (22)
  • Professor Valenstein deals particularly with the mutilating brain operation known as a leucotomy — or, in the US, lobotomy — which was performed on tens of thousands of...
  • Die präfrontale Leukotomie (Prefrontal leucotomy),
  • Stereotactic limbic leucotomy: A followup at 16 months.
  • Moniz (1949) therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses for more
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