Leucotomy vs Lobotomy - What's the difference?

leucotomy | lobotomy |

Leucotomy is a synonym of lobotomy.


As nouns the difference between leucotomy and lobotomy

is that leucotomy is lobotomy while lobotomy is a surgical operation on the frontal lobe of the brain intent on treating certain mental illnesses.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

leucotomy

Alternative forms

* leukotomy

Noun

(leucotomies)
  • lobotomy
  • lobotomy

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia lobotomy) (lobotomies)
  • A surgical operation on the frontal lobe of the brain intent on treating certain mental illnesses.
  • The severing of the prefrontal cortex from the thalamic region of the brain.
  • The severing of the sympathetic nerve trunk.
  • Synonyms

    * leucotomy