hemiglossectomy

[ hĕm′ĭ-glô-sĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of one half of the tongue.

Nearby words

  1. hemiepilepsy,
  2. hemifacial,
  3. hemigastrectomy,
  4. hemigeusia,
  5. hemiglobin,
  6. hemiglossitis,
  7. hemignathia,
  8. hemihedral,
  9. hemihidrosis,
  10. hemihydrate


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