Medical Dictionary

leukotome

noun leu·ko·tome
variants: or chiefly British

leucotome

\ˈlü-kə-ˌtōm\play

Medical Definition of leukotome

  1. :  a cannula through which a wire is inserted and used to cut the white matter in the brain in lobotomy


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