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leukotomy

[loo-kot-uh-mee] /luˈkɒt ə mi/
noun, plural leukotomies. Chiefly British Surgery
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; leuko- + -tomy
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leukotomy in Medicine

leukotomy leu·kot·o·my or leu·cot·o·my (lōō-kŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Incision into the white matter of the frontal lobe of the brain.

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