Definition of Hemicorporectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical procedure which cuts through the spine and removes the lower half of the body from the waist down. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hemicorporectomy

1. Surgical removal of the lower half of the body, including the lower extremities, bony pelvis, genitalia, and various of the pelvic contents including the lower part of the rectum to the anus. Origin: hemi-+ L. Corpus, body, + G. Ektome, excision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemicorporectomy

hemicerebra
hemicerebrum
hemicerebrums
hemichannel
hemichannels
hemicholinium
hemicholinium 3
hemichordate
hemichordates
hemichorea
hemicolectomies
hemicolectomy
hemicollin
hemicomplex
hemicomplexes
hemicorporectomy (current term)
hemicrania
hemicranial
hemicranias
hemicraniectomies
hemicraniectomy
hemicranies
hemicraniosis
hemicraniotomy
hemicrany
hemicryptophyte
hemicryptophytes
hemicube
hemicubes
hemicycle

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