hemispherectomy

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noun hemi·spher·ec·to·my \ˌhe-mi-sfi-ˈrek-tə-mē\

Definition of hemispherectomy

plural

-mies

  1. :  surgical removal of a cerebral hemisphere

First Known Use of hemispherectomy

circa 1941


Medical Dictionary

hemispherectomy

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noun hemi·spher·ec·to·my \ˌhem-i-sfi-ˈrek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of hemispherectomy

plural

hemispherectomies

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


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