hypothalamotomy

noun
hy·​po·​thal·​a·​mot·​o·​my | \ ˌhī-pō-ˌthal-ə-ˈmät-ə-mē How to pronounce hypothalamotomy (audio) \
plural hypothalamotomies

Medical Definition of hypothalamotomy

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

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“Hypothalamotomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypothalamotomy. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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