psychosurgery

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noun psy·cho·sur·gery \-ˈsər-jə-rē, -ˈsərj-rē\

Definition of psychosurgery

  1. :  cerebral surgery employed in treating psychic symptoms

psychosurgeon

play \-ˈsər-jən\ noun

psychosurgical

play \-ˈsər-ji-kəl\ adjective

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1936

First Known Use of psychosurgery

1936


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psychosurgery

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noun psy·cho·sur·gery \-ˈsərj-(ə-)rē\

Medical Definition of psychosurgery

plural

psychosurgeries

  1. :  cerebral surgery employed in treating psychic symptoms

psychosurgical

\-ˈsər-ji-kəl\play adjective

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