bilateral extirpation of the anterior half of the gyrus cinguli.
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Formerly, a unilateral or bilateral surgical excision of the anterior half of the cingulate gyrus, but now accomplished by electrolytic destruction of the anterior cingulate gyrus and callosum.
[cingulum + G. tomē, a cutting]
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Surgical removal of a portion of the cortical hemisphere.
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