TRACTOTOMY

noun. the surgical disruption of a nerve tract within the brainstem or spinal cord. One type of tractotomy is a benefit in bipolar disorder which is resistant to other types of remediation.

TRACTOTOMY: "The tractotomy cannot be avoided at this point."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TRACTOTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tractotomy/ (accessed August 25, 2019).
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