TOPECTOMY

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noun. a previous psychosurgical process wherein chosen regions of the frontal cortex were excised in cases of refractory cognitive disease which had not responded to electroconvulsive therapy or other forms of remediation.

TOPECTOMY: "A topectomy will be necessary at this point."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TOPECTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/topectomy/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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