BRAIN SPLITTING

n. a surgical procedure that involves the separation of the cerebrum between its two cerebral hemispheres. This requires that the ccorpus callosum be split to a certin degree. See commissurotomy. Also split-brain.

BRAIN SPLITTING: "In order to understand epilepsy better, surgeons have resoted to a surgical operation kniown as brain splitting."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BRAIN SPLITTING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/brain-splitting/ (accessed September 29, 2020).
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