hemicorporectomy

hemicorporectomy
Surgical removal of the lower half of the body, including the lower extremities, bony pelvis, genitalia, and various of the pelvic contents including the lower part of the rectum and the anus. [hemi- + L. corpus, body, + G. ektome, excision]

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hemi·cor·por·ec·to·my (hem″e-kor-por-ekґtə-me) [hemi- + corpus + -ectomy] surgical removal of the lower part of the body through the lumbar region, including the entire lower limbs, bony pelvis, genitalia, and pelvic contents such as the anus and lower rectum.

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