Definition of Hemicraniectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical removal of half of the cranium to enable brain surgery; hemicraniotomy. ¹



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Medical Definition of Hemicraniectomy

1. Synonym: hemicraniotomy. Origin: hemi-+ G. Kranion, skull, + ektome, excision (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemicraniectomy

hemicholinium
hemicholinium 3
hemichordate
hemichordates
hemichorea
hemicolectomies
hemicolectomy
hemicollin
hemicomplex
hemicomplexes
hemicrania
hemicranial
hemicranias
hemicraniectomies
hemicraniectomy (current term)
hemicranies
hemicraniosis
hemicraniotomy
hemicrany
hemicryptophyte
hemicryptophytes
hemicube
hemicubes
hemicycle
hemicycles
hemicylindrical
hemidactyl
hemidactyls
hemidemisemiquaver

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