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  • n. A division along the mesial plane.
  • n. One of the parts thus divided.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A division along the mesial plane; also, one of the parts so divided.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Bisection; especially, section of a part into right and left halves, or one of such halves.


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hemi- +‎ section


  • Taking a look at Table 28, which had separated the left leg at the hip socket, Jen urged Ivan to plunge forward, turning the longitudinal procedure into a full hemisection.

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  • Udele, Jen, Ivan and Sherry needed only visit their friends at Table 28 to see the advantage of the full hemisection: an unobstructed view of the structures within the pelvic girdle.

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  • Parting Gift, A patients, right side of pectoralis major pediatrics pelvis, bisection vs. hemisection of penile implants penis pericardium

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  • For Jen, the trip to Lab D had been illustrative on another front: She was now able to report that every table in that room had performed a hemisection.

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  • Half the faculty interpreted the injunction to mean Vasan had given each instructor the discretion to decide whether to proceed with a full hemisection; the other half swore Vasan had issued an outright ban of the procedure.

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  • Then came the hemisection of the head, a procedure Reuven continued to insist crossed the line between necessary academic behavior and desecration.

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  • Three weeks later, the furor over the hemisection long relegated to ancient history by the countless other mini-crises visited daily upon their lives as medical students, Ivan stood again at Table 28.

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  • He came to the conclusion that the hypoplasia of motor nerve cells of the ventral horn and of other nerve cells of the same hemisection of the spinal cord resulted from lack of stimuli centripetally transmitted by nerve fibers of the first differentiated neurons.

    Nobel Lecture The Nerve Growth Factor: Thirty-Five Years Later

  • Among his other brilliant experiments were the demonstration of the function of the laryngeal nerves, of the motor and sensory functions of the spinal nerve roots, of the effect of transverse incision of the spinal cord, and of the effect of hemisection.

    The Evolution of Modern Medicine

  • "We are very excited that results from the most applicable injury model to humans, the contusion model, appear to confirm our findings in the hemisection model," said Rick Layer, PhD, Research & Development Manager at InVivo Therapeutics.


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