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leukotomy

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noun leu·kot·o·my \lü-ˈkä-tə-mē\

Definition of leukotomy

plural

leukotomies



1937

First Known Use of leukotomy

1937


Medical Dictionary

leukotomy

noun leu·kot·o·my

Medical Definition of leukotomy

plural

leukotomies



Variants of leukotomy

or chiefly British

leucotomy

\lü-ˈkät-ə-mē\play

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