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hemisect

[hem-i-sekt, hem-i-sekt] /ˌhɛm ɪˈsɛkt, ˈhɛm ɪˌsɛkt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to cut into two equal parts; to bisect, especially along a medial longitudinal plane.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; hemi- + -sect
Related forms
hemisection, noun
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