Resection of one-half of the mandible.

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hemi·man·dib·u·lec·to·my -man-.dib-yu̇-'lek-tə-mē n, pl -mies surgical removal of one lateral half of the mandible

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hemi·man·dib·u·lec·to·my (hem″ĭ-man-dib″u-lekґtə-me) surgical excision of half of the mandible.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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