split-brain


split–brain

adjective \ˈsplit-ˈbrān\

Definition of SPLIT-BRAIN

:  having the optic chiasma and corpus callosum severed <behavior in split–brain animals>

First Known Use of SPLIT-BRAIN

1958

split–brain

adjective \ˌsplit-ˌbrān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SPLIT–BRAIN

: of, relating to, concerned with, or having undergone separation of the two cerebral hemispheres by surgical division of the optic chiasma and corpus callosum <split–brain research> <split–brain patients>

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