Medical Dictionary


noun em·bry·ot·o·my \ˌem-brē-ˈät-ə-mē\
plural em·bry·ot·o·mies

Medical Definition of EMBRYOTOMY

:  mutilation of a fetus to facilitate removal from the uterus when natural delivery is impossible
:  dissection of embryos for examination
April 27, 2015
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