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Noun: leukotomy  loo'kó-tu-mee
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: leucotomy)
  1. Surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes
    - lobotomy, leucotomy [Brit], prefrontal lobotomy, prefrontal leukotomy, prefrontal leucotomy, frontal lobotomy

Derived forms: leukotomies

Type of: psychosurgery

Encyclopedia: Leukotomy