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hypothalamotomy

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noun hy·po·thal·a·mot·o·my \ˌhī-pō-ˌthal-ə-ˈmät-ə-mē\

Medical Definition of hypothalamotomy

plural

hypothalamotomies

  1. :  psychosurgery in which lesions are made in the hypothalamus by a knife, ultrasonic energy, radiation, or electricity


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