hemi-

(Greek: half)

hemialgia
Pain affecting one entire half of the body.
hemianalgesia
Analgesia affecting one side of the body.
hemianesthesia (s) (noun), hemianesthesias (pl)
The loss of sensation of feeling or pain on one side of the body: As a result of nerve damage sustained at the time of her automobile accident, Dora experienced hemianesthesia on the left side of her body.
hemianopsia, hemianopia, hemiamaurosis, hemiamblyopia
1. Defective vision, or blindness, in half of the visual field; usually applied to bilateral defects caused by a single lesion.
2. Any of several conditions in which there is blindness in half of the visual field, involving one or both eyes.
hemianoptic
A reference to having blindness in one-half of the visual field.
hemiatrophy
Atrophy of one side of the body or of one half of an organ or part.

Hemiatrophy has been reported in association with a variety of neurologic conditions, including parkinsonism. Patients with the hemiparkinson-hemiatrophy syndrome (HP-HA) have asymmetric parkinsonism with limb atrophy on the more affected side.

hemicephalalgia
The unilateral headache characteristic of typical migraine; also, hemicrania.
hemichimonophilous
In biology, the condition of plants that give rise to aerial growth while freezing temperatures still prevail.
hemicolectomy
Surgical removal of the right or left side of the colon.
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.
hemicrania
A pain that affects only one side of the head; a migraine.
hemicraniectomy, hemicraniotomy
1. Separation and reflection of the greater part or all of one half of the cranium, as a preliminary to an operation upon the brain.
2. The exposure of half of the brain by sectioning the vault of the skull from front to back near the median line and forcing the entire side outward.
hemidystrophy
Underdevelopment of one lateral half of the body.
hemiectromelia
A developmental anomaly consisting of imperfect limbs on one side of the body.
hemiendobiosis
The condition of a parasite that can exist both inside and outside the host.