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hemicorporectomy (s) (noun), hemicorporectomies (pl)
The surgical removal of the lower half of the body, including the lower extremities, bony pelvis, genitalia, and the various parts of the pelvic contents including the lower part of the rectum to the anus: A hemicorporectomy is a severely mutilating procedure recommended only as a last resort for patients with severe and potentially fatal physical illnesses.
This entry is located in the following units: corp-, corpor-, corpus- (page 3) -ectomy, -ectome, -ectomize (page 12) hemi- (page 1)