cingulumotomy

cingulotomy

 [sing″gu-lot´ah-me]
the creation of lesions in the gyrus cinguli using stereotactic techniques; the primary psychiatric indication for this procedure is relief of intractable obsessive-compulsive disorder. It may also be done for relief of intractable pain. Research about it is ongoing.

cingulumotomy

/cin·gu·lum·ot·o·my/ (sing″gu-lum-ot´ah-me) cingulotomy.