Amputation of an entire lower extremity together with a portion of the ipsilateral pelvis. SYN: hindquarter amputation, Jaboulay amputation. [hemi- + L. pelvis, basin (pelvis), + G. ektome, excision]

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hemi·pel·vec·to·my -pel-'vek-tə-mē n, pl -mies amputation of one leg together with removal of the half of the pelvis on the same side of the body

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hemi·pel·vec·to·my (hem″ĭ-pel-vekґtə-me) amputation of a lower limb through the sacroiliac joint. Called also hindquarter, interilioabdominal, or interpelviabdominal amputation and Jaboulay amputation or operation.

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