amygdalotomy

noun

amyg·​da·​lot·​o·​my ə-ˌmig-də-ˈlät-ə-mē How to pronounce amygdalotomy (audio)
plural amygdalotomies
: destruction of part of the amygdala of the brain (as for the control of epilepsy) especially by surgical incision

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“Amygdalotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amygdalotomy. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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