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hemicorporectomy

Definitions

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  • n. The surgical procedure which cuts through the spine and removes the lower half of the body from the waist down.

Etymologies

From hemi- + corpus + -ectomy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The rarely performed surgery is called a hemicorporectomy or translumbar amputation, and involves removing the entire body below the waist, including legs, pelvic bone and urinary system.

    Medindia Health News

  • Van carrying cheerleaders flips, twirls, spins and splits on the interstate Doctors say rarely-performed "hemicorporectomy" procedure can add years to life of those who need ...

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • Real Salt Lake vs. Los Angeles at Seattle, 8: 30 p.m. Doctors say rarely-performed "hemicorporectomy" procedure can add years to life of those who need ...

    Latest News - UPI.com

  • That act became the Alchimical Theatre of Doctor Fluxus, but the rending of the body was abandoned, because I kenned not how hemicorporectomy could be accomplished.

    Sorcerer's Apprentice

  • Freeman, are you just shy, or did Lieutenant Burke finally lose her temper and do a hemicorporectomy on you?

    My Enemy My Ally

  • Mr. Freeman, are you just shy, or did Lieutenant Burke finally lose her temper and do a hemicorporectomy on you?

    Rihannsu: The Bloodwing Voyages

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