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Medical Term:

lobotomy

Pronunciation: lo-bot'o-me

Definition:

  1. Incision into a lobe.
  2. Division of one or more nerve tracts in a lobe of the cerebrum.

[G. lobos, lobe, + tome, a cutting]

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