hemiglossectomy

hemiglossectomy
Surgical removal of one-half of the tongue. [hemi- + G. glossa, tongue, + ektome, excision]

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hemi·glos·sec·to·my -.glä-'sek-tə-mē, -.glȯ- n, pl -mies surgical excision of one lateral half of the tongue

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hemi·glos·sec·to·my (hem″e-glos-ekґtə-me) [hemi- + glossectomy] resection of one side of the tongue.

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