interhemispheric

adjective in·ter·hemi·spher·ic \ ˌin-tər-ˌhe-mə-ˈsfir-ik , -ˈsfer- \

Definition of interhemispheric

1 : lying or occurring between the cerebral hemispheres
  • an interhemispheric subdural hematoma
  • interhemispheric communication
2 : extending or occurring between the earth's hemispheres — see hemisphere 1b
  • increased interhemispheric trade
  • interhemispheric carbon dioxide exchange

First Known Use of interhemispheric

1854

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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interhemispheric

adjective in·ter·hemi·spher·ic \ ˈint-ər-ˌhem-ə-ˈsfi(ə)r-ik, -ˈsfer- \
variants: also interhemispheral play \-əl\

medical Definition of interhemispheric

: extending or occurring between hemispheres (as of the cerebrum)

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