Medical Dictionary


noun lo·bot·o·my \lō-ˈbät-ə-mē\
plural lo·bot·o·mies

Medical Definition of LOBOTOMY

:  surgical severance of nerve fibers connecting the frontal lobes to the thalamus performed especially formerly for the relief of some mental disorders—called also leukotomy; compare lobectomy
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