Thursday, August 21, 2008

hemi / sphere

Hemisphere (from Ancient Greek - hēmisphairion "half of a sphere") may refer to:

* Half of a sphere

As half of the Earth:

* Any half of the Earth or other planetary or stellar body
* New World
* Old World
* Western Hemisphere
* Eastern Hemisphere
* Northern Hemisphere
* Southern Hemisphere
* Land hemisphere
* Water hemisphere

As half of the brain:

* Cerebral hemisphere, a division of the cerebrum
* Half of the cerebellum, a smaller part of the brain

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