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."
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