• Definition for "amygdalotomy"
    • The cutting for the tonsils; excision of a…
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amygdalotomy definition

  • noun:
    • The cutting for the tonsils; excision of a portion of a tonsil.
    • psychosurgery for which amygdaloid materials that mediate limbic system activity tend to be severed (in instances of severe uncontrollable physical violence)
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