hysterectomy

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

Definition of hysterectomy

plural

hysterectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of the uterus

hysterectomized

play \ˌhi-stə-ˈrek-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

Examples of hysterectomy in a Sentence

  1. a surgeon who has performed many hysterectomies

Circa 1886

First Known Use of hysterectomy

circa 1886


HYSTERECTOMY Defined for English Language Learners

hysterectomy

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

Definition of hysterectomy for English Language Learners

  • medical : an operation to remove a woman's uterus


Medical Dictionary

hysterectomy

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

Medical Definition of hysterectomy

plural

hysterectomies

hysterectomized

also British

hysterectomised

\-tə-ˌmīzd\play adjective

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