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frontal lobotomy n.
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1 Surgical severing of one or more nerve fibres in the frontal lobe of the brain as a method of treating intractable mental disorders. More correctly called frontal lobotomy or frontal leucotomy.
2 Surgical removal or disconnection of a lobe of any organ. [From Greek lobos a lobe + tome a cut]
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