hemicraniotomy

hemicraniotomy
Separation and reflection of the greater part or all of one half of the cranium, as a preliminary to an operation upon the brain. SYN: hemicraniectomy. [hemi- + G. kranion, skull, + tome, cut]

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hemi·cra·ni·ot·o·my (hem″e-kra″ne-otґə-me) [hemi- + craniotomy] hemicraniectomy.

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