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hysterectomy

noun hys·ter·ec·to·my \ˌhis-tə-ˈrek-tə-mē\

medical : an operation to remove a woman's uterus

plural hys·ter·ec·to·mies

Full Definition of HYSTERECTOMY

:  surgical removal of the uterus
hys·ter·ec·to·mized \-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

Examples of HYSTERECTOMY

  1. a surgeon who has performed many hysterectomies

First Known Use of HYSTERECTOMY

circa 1886

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hysterectomy

noun hys·ter·ec·to·my \ˌhis-tə-ˈrek-tə-mē\
plural hys·ter·ec·to·mies

Medical Definition of HYSTERECTOMY

hys·ter·ec·to·mized also British hys·ter·ec·to·mised \-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

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