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amygdalotomy

noun amyg·da·lot·o·my \ə-ˌmig-də-ˈlät-ə-mē\
plural amyg·da·lot·o·mies

Medical Definition of AMYGDALOTOMY

:  destruction of part of the amygdala of the brain (as for the control of epilepsy) especially by surgical incision

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