hemilaminectomy

[ hĕm′ĭ-lăm′ə-nĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of a portion of a vertebral lamina.

Nearby words

  1. hemihypertonia,
  2. hemihypertrophy,
  3. hemihypesthesia,
  4. hemihypotonia,
  5. hemikaryon,
  6. hemilaryngectomy,
  7. hemilateral,
  8. hemimetabolism,
  9. hemimorphic,
  10. hemimorphite


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