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colpopexy

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noun col·po·pexy \ˈkäl-pə-ˌpek-sē\

Medical Definition of colpopexy

plural colpopexies

  1. :  fixation of the vagina by suturing it to the adjacent abdominal wall <The trial randomly assigned 65 women with prolapse to undergo surgical repair either with vaginal mesh or with a more traditional procedure, colpopexy, that uses the patient's own ligaments to support the sagging muscles.—Roni Caryn Rabin, The New York Times, 26 Oct. 2010>




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