Encephalotomy
Encephalotomy En*ceph`a*lot"o*my, n. [Gr. 'egke`falos the brain + ? a cutting.] (Surg.) The act or art of dissecting the brain. [1913 Webster]

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  • encephalotomy — /en sef euh lot euh mee/, n., pl. encephalotomies. surgical incision or dissection of the brain. [ENCEPHALO + TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • encephalotomy — Dissection or incision of the brain. [encephalo + G. tome, incision] * * * en·ceph·a·lot·o·my (en sef″ə lotґə me) [encephal + otomy] incision of the brain; called also cerebrotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • encephalotomy — /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlɒtəmi/ (say en.sefuh lotuhmee), /ɛnˌkɛf / (say en.kef ) noun (plural encephalotomies) a surgical incision of the brain …   Australian English dictionary

  • encephalotomy — /en sef euh lot euh mee/, n., pl. encephalotomies. surgical incision or dissection of the brain. [ENCEPHALO + TOMY] * * * encephalotˈomy noun (Gr tomē a cut) dissection of the brain • • • Main Entry: ↑encephalon …   Useful english dictionary

  • encephalotome — An instrument for use in performing encephalotomy. * * * en·ceph·a·lo·tome (en sefґə lə tōm) an instrument for performing encephalotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • cerebrotomy — Incision of the brain. [cerebro + G. tome, incision] * * * cer·e·brot·o·my (ser″ə brotґə me) [cerebr + otomy] encephalotomy …   Medical dictionary

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