to·​pec·​to·​my tə-ˈpek-tə-mē How to pronounce topectomy (audio)
plural topectomies
: surgical excision of selected portions of the frontal cortex of the brain especially for the relief of medically intractable epilepsy

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“Topectomy.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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