(Greek: half)

1. A congenital abnormality (as total or partial absence) affecting only the distal half of a limb.
2. A developmental anomaly characterized by absence of all or part of the distal half of a limb.
An individual exhibiting hemimelia.
A description of crystals that do not have a horizontal axis of symmetry, so that the top and bottom of the crystal display different forms.
A white mineral; a common ore of zinc.
1. Excision of a portion of a kidney.
2. Removal by surgery of part of a kidney
Removal of a portion of a kidney and ureter by means of surgery.
1. The division of the abdominal walls in order to reach a strangulated hernia that has been returned so that the constricting part may be divided.
2. Laparotomyfor correction of hernia.
hemiopalgia (s) (noun) (no pl)
Pain in one eye: Harry complained about his left eye hurting him along with a headache on the same side, and his father, who was a doctor, said he had a case of hemiopalgia and took him to a specialist.
1. A plant, such as mistletoe, that obtains some nourishment from its host but also photosynthesizes; also, semiparasite.
2. An organism that can live either independently or as a parasite.
1. Amputation of an entire leg together with one lateral half of the pelvis on the same side.
2. Amputation of a lower limb through the sacroiliac joint.
The excision of part of a digital phalanx (any of the bones or phalanges of the fingers or toes).
hemiplankton (s) (noun), hemiplankton (pl)
Tiny mainly plant organisms that exist in shallow pools of water and sink to the bottom at certain times: Hemiplankton evidently are not completely independent of soil due to the fact that they rest on a riverbed at fixed periods of their life span.