Skip to Content

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]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide