January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1263
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A definition for the medical term lobotomy is presented. Lobotomy is the incision of a lobe, e.g., a lobe of the brain; this procedure was used at one time to treat some forms of mental disturbances that did not respond to other treatments. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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