psychosurgeon
noun see psychosurgery

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • psychosurgeon — See psychosurgery. * * * …   Universalium

  • psychosurgeon — psy·cho·sur·geon .sī kō sər jən n a surgeon specializing in psychosurgery …   Medical dictionary

  • psychosurgeon — n. doctor who performs brain surgery in order to treat mental illness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychosurgeon — psy·cho·surgeon …   English syllables

  • psychosurgeon — ¦sīkōˌ noun Etymology: psych + surgeon : a surgeon specializing in psychosurgery …   Useful english dictionary

  • psychosurgery — psychosurgeon /suy koh serr jeuhn/, n. psychosurgical /suy koh serr ji keuhl/, adj. /suy koh serr jeuh ree/, n. treatment of mental disorders by means of brain surgery. Cf. lobotomy. [1935 40; PSYCHO + SURGERY] * * * Treatment of psychosis or… …   Universalium

  • psychosurgery — noun Date: 1936 cerebral surgery employed in treating psychic symptoms • psychosurgeon noun • psychosurgical adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Psychosurgery — For the Tourniquet album, refer to Psycho Surgery. Psychosurgery is a subset of neurosurgery (surgery of the brain) intended to modulate the performance of the brain, and thus effect changes in cognition, with the intent to treat or alleviate… …   Wikipedia

  • psychosurgical — See psychosurgeon. * * * …   Universalium

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