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leucotome

[loo-kuh-tohm] /ˈlu kəˌtoʊm/
noun, Surgery
1.
an instrument for dissecting the white matter of the brain, consisting of a cannula containing a slender rotating blade.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; leuco- + -tome
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