half the body
the upper [lower] half of the body
the right [left] side of the body
He stripped himself to the waist.
半身像｜〔絵画の〕a portrait of a person from the waist up; 〔彫刻の〕a half figure; 〔胸像〕a bust
半身不随｜hemiplegia; paralysis of one side (of the body)
He became paralyzed on one side.／He lost the use of one side [half] of his body.
assume a diagonal stance against one's opponent
2 〔魚の切り身〕half of a fish (cut symmetrically)