transorbital lobotomy

Definitions 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
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    frontal lobotomy, leucotomy, leukotomy, lobotomy, prefrontal leucotomy, prefrontal leukotomy, prefrontal lobotomy
    surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes
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