Definition of Transorbital lobotomy

1. Noun. A method of performing prefrontal lobotomy in which the surgical knife is inserted above the eyeball and moved to cut brain fibers.




Medical Definition of Transorbital lobotomy

1. Lobotomy by an approach through the roof of the orbit, behind the frontal sinus. Synonym: transorbital leukotomy. (05 Mar 2000)

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transorbital lobotomy (current term)
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1. 54 by Wu Ming (2005)
"For example, there is no proof that Frances underwent a transorbital lobotomy. The film simply skips the last twenty years of her life and 'career': two ..."

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