leukotomy


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leukotomy

 [loo-kot´ah-me]
prefrontal lobotomy; see lobotomy.

leu·kot·o·my

(lū-kot'ŏ-mē),
Incision into the white matter of the frontal lobe of the brain.
[leuko- + G. tomē, a cutting]

leukotomy

/leu·kot·o·my/ (loo-kot´ah-me) prefrontal lobotomy.

leukotomy

also

leucotomy

(lo͞o-kŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. leukoto·mies Chiefly British
A prefrontal lobotomy.

leukotomy

See lobotomy.

leu·kot·o·my

(lū-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the white matter of the frontal lobe of the brain.
Synonym(s): leucotomy.
[leuko- + G. tomē, a cutting]