hemisacralization

hemisacralization

 [hem″e-sa″kral-ĭ-za´-shun]
fusion of the fifth lumbar vertebra to the first segment of the sacrum on only one side.

hemisacralization

(hem?e-sa?kral-i-za'shun)
The abnormal development of one half of the fifth lumbar vertebra so that it is fused with the sacrum.
See: sacralization

hemisacralization

fusion of the last lumbar vertebra to the first segment of the sacrum on only one side.