toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

lobotomy
used in Gifted Hands

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes
  • 'Lobectomy means actually taking out the frontal lobe, while lobotomy means just cutting some fibers.
    p. 118.9

There are no more uses of "lobotomy" in Gifted Hands.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®Wikipedia Article