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Hemispherectomy is a surgical treatment for epilepsy in which one of the two cerebral hemispheres, which together make up the majority of the brain, is removed.
Hemispheres refers to the (2) two approximately equal halves of the neo-cortex; the right and left halves of the cortex

Hemispheric asymmetry refers to the differentiation in morphology and physiology of the brain between the right and left hemispheres.

Hemoglobin refers to a heme- which contains protein in red blood cells that is responsible for transporting oxygen to tissues. Hemoglobin also serves as a weak buffer within red blood cells.

Hemophilia refers to a genetic disorder in which blood does not clot properly.

Hemorrhage refers to the rupture of an artery. Likewise, Hemorrhage is a type of stroke related to a significant bleeding in the brain. Hemorrhages are the most severe form of stroke

Hemosiderin refers to an insoluble form of iron stored in tissues.

Henry Murray taught at Harvard University for over 30 years and like his psychoanalytic predecessors, Freud and Jung, he believed that personality could be better understood by investigating the unconscious mind. He is most famous for the development of the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT ), a widely used projective measure of personality.