a surgical procedure where either the entire or a portion of the anterior temporal lobe is removed from the brain.

LOBECTOMY: "Lobectomies were performed during the early 19th century however has recently been removed from circulation due to contradictory research questioning the results."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOBECTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/lobectomy/ (accessed October 18, 2021).