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encephalotomy

[en-sef-uh-lot-uh-mee] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈlɒt ə mi/
noun, plural encephalotomies.
1.
surgical incision or dissection of the brain.
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encephalotomy en·ceph·a·lot·o·my (ěn-sěf'ə-lŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Dissection or incision of the brain.

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