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Noun: prefrontal lobotomy
  1. Surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes
    - lobotomy, leukotomy [N. Amer], leucotomy [Brit], prefrontal leukotomy, prefrontal leucotomy, frontal lobotomy

Derived forms: prefrontal lobotomies

Type of: psychosurgery

Encyclopedia: Prefrontal lobotomy