Definition of Leucotomy

1. Noun. Surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes.




Definition of Leucotomy

1. Noun. lobotomy ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Leucotomy

leucorrhœic
leucorrhϾ
leucoryx
leucoscope
leucoscopes
leucosin
leucosins
leucosis
leucosoid
leucosphenite
leucosphere
leucothoe
leucothoes
leucotome
leucotomies
leucotomy (current term)
leucotriene
leucoturic
leucoturic acid
leucous
leucovorin
leucovorin calcium
leucoxene
leucoxenes
leucoxenic
leucoxenisation
leucoxenization
leucrocotta
leucrota
leucyl

Literary usage of Leucotomy

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1. Political Psychos by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"... as electric shock, the pre-frontal lobotomy, trans-orbital leucotomy, and other operations long-since practiced in Russia on political prisoners. ..."

2. Dangerous Minds: Political Psychiatry in China Today and Its Origins in the by Robin Munro, Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry (2002)
"Known as "stereotactic" techniques, these allow more precise and less damaging surgical interventions (for example, leucotomy and cingulotomy) to be carried ..."

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