frontal lobotomy

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frontal lobotomy

noun
surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes [syn: lobotomy
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It went though the frontal lobes of his brain and gave him the equivalent of a frontal lobotomy.
The chief surgeon had performed a frontal lobotomy, skillfully removing the germinal layer of the patient's brain.
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