Definition of Hemispherectomy

1. Noun. (neurosurgery) Surgical removal of a hemisphere (i.e., one-half) of the brain, usually performed to control otherwise uncontrollable epilepsy. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hemispherectomy

1. Excision of one cerebral hemisphere; undertaken for malignant tumours, intractable epilepsy usually associated with infantile hemiplegia due to birth injury, and other cerebral conditions. (05 Mar 2000)

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