hemiglossectomy

noun
hemi·​glos·​sec·​to·​my | \ -ˌglä-ˈsek-tə-mē, -ˌglȯ- \
plural -mies

Medical Definition of hemiglossectomy

: surgical excision of one lateral half of the tongue

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