from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as hemispherical.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Containing, or pertaining to, a hemisphere

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to operating throughout a hemisphere.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the cerebral hemispheres


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