hemi·​de·​cor·​ti·​ca·​tion -(ˌ)dē-ˌkȯrt-ə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce hemidecortication (audio)
: removal of the cortex from one lateral half of the cerebrum

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“Hemidecortication.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemidecortication. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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