TRANSORBITAL LOBOTOMY

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a previous psychosurgical method wherein a leukotome was posited through the socket overtop the eyes and cautiously swung through a 30-degree angle to cut ties between the thalamus and the frontal lobe.

TRANSORBITAL LOBOTOMY: "The transorbital lobotomy will be our last recourse."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "TRANSORBITAL LOBOTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/transorbital-lobotomy/ (accessed June 30, 2022).

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