- lobotomy (n.)
- 1936, coined from lobe (in the brain sense) + medical suffix -tomy. Figurative use is attested from 1953.
Now I guess I'll have to tell 'em
That I got no cerebellum
[Ramones, "Teenage Lobotomy," 1977]
- 1. He pioneered the surgical technique called frontal lobotomy.
- 2. The first such technique was the prefrontal lobotomy.
[ lobotomy 造句 ]