cingulectomy

cingulectomy

 [sing″gu-lek´to-me]
bilateral extirpation of the anterior half of the gyrus cinguli.

cin·gu·lot·o·my

(sin'gyū-lot'ō-mē),
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.
Synonym(s): cingulectomy
[cingulum + G. tomē, a cutting]

cingulectomy

(sĭng′gyə-lĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a portion of the cortical hemisphere.
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M., Cairns, H., Anterior cingulectomy in the treatment of mental disease.