hemispherectomy


hemi·spher·ec·to·my

noun \ˌhe-mi-sfi-ˈrek-tə-mē\
plural -mies

Definition of HEMISPHERECTOMY

:  surgical removal of a cerebral hemisphere

First Known Use of HEMISPHERECTOMY

circa 1941

hemi·spher·ec·to·my

noun \ˌhem-i-sfi-ˈrek-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -mies

Medical Definition of HEMISPHERECTOMY

: surgical removal of a cerebral hemisphere (as to control severe epileptic seizures)

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