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Medical Term:

pallidoamygdalotomy

Pronunciation: pal'i-do-a-mig'da-lot'o-me

Definition: Production of lesions in the globus pallidus and amygdaloid nuclei.

[pallidum + amygdala (1) + G. tome, a cutting]

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