hysterotomy

noun hys·ter·ot·o·my \ ˌhi-stə-ˈrä-tə-mē \

Definition of hysterotomy

plural hysterotomies
: surgical incision of the uterus; especially : cesarean section

Origin and Etymology of hysterotomy

New Latin hysterotomia, from hyster- + -tomia -tomy


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hysterotomy

noun hys·ter·ot·o·my \ ˌhis-tə-ˈrät-ə-mē \

medical Definition of hysterotomy

plural hysterotomies
: surgical incision of the uterus usually made by a transabdominal approach; also : a procedure (as a cesarean section) involving such an incision

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