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a. A half of a sphere bounded by a great circle.
b. A half of a symmetrical, approximately spherical object as divided by a plane of symmetry.
2. Either half of the celestial sphere as divided by the ecliptic, the celestial equator, or the horizon.
3. Either the northern or southern half of the earth as divided by the equator or the eastern or western half as divided by a meridian.
4. Anatomy
a. Either of the lateral halves of the cerebrum; a cerebral hemisphere.
b. Either of the lateral halves of the cerebellum; a cerebellar hemisphere.

hem′i·spher′ic (-sfîr′ĭk, -sfĕr′-), hem′i·spher′i·cal adj.
hem′i·spher′i·cal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.hemispheric - of or relating to the cerebral hemispheres
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[ˈhemɪsferɪk] ADJhemisférico
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(Geog) Northern hemispheric summersdie Sommer in der nördlichen Hemisphäre or auf der nördlichen Halbkugel
(Med, Psych) asymmetry, specialization, activityhemisphärisch
(Pol) Western hemispheric nationsdie Länder plder westlichen Hemisphäre
(US Pol) relations, solidarityzwischen den Nord- und Südstaaten der USA; a sense of hemispheric identityein Gefühl der Identität in den Nord- und Südstaaten der USA
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The data obtained in this study will be used to inform the design of a planned, potentially pivotal, multi-center phase 2 efficacy trial in severe ischemic stroke patients with large hemispheric infarction.
In the Padru Jossu we have identified hemispheric buttons --group 1--, buttons with lateral, wing-shaped appendices--group 2--, and double-edged buttons -group 3--(Fig.
Hemispheric lesion may demonstrate differences in some cortical functions, as an individual with left-sided hemispheric stroke (LHS) usually has impaired language comprehension and expression [1-4].
Penner II, Ph.D, Avian Programs manager in Kansas for The Nature Conservancy and chair of the Western Hemispheric Shorebird Reserve Network's United States Committee.
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Thus left-hemispheric ischemic strokes (55%) were more common than right hemispheric ischemic strokes (45%) in the distribution of MCA in our patients.
He draws on government documents, memoirs, political tracts, interviews from officials and leaders, and periodicals to examine the role of Latin American agency in hemispheric and local sociopolitical issues, how Latin America should be placed within the larger narrative of the global Cold War, and what geographical and chronological scale is most appropriate for understanding the significance of the post-1945 hemispheric crisis.
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My work in contemporary hemispheric American studies thus participates in broader conversations about post-colonial, post-imperial global souths, and I use a "circum-Caribbean" framework to connote a focus on hemispheric movements and exchanges of images and performances.
[14,15] This reduced inter-hemispheric connectivity may play a major role in the disturbed hemispheric co-operation in SZ.

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