Wertheim operation

noun
Wert·​heim operation | \ ˈvert-ˌhīm- How to pronounce Wertheim operation (audio) \
variants: or Wertheim's operation \ -​ˌhīmz-​ How to pronounce Wertheim's operation (audio) \

Medical Definition of Wertheim operation

: radical hysterectomy performed by way of an abdominal incision

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“Wertheim operation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Wertheim%20operation. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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