colpocleisis

noun
col·​po·​clei·​sis | \ ˌkäl-pō-ˈklī-səs How to pronounce colpocleisis (audio) \
plural colpocleises\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce colpocleises (audio) \

Medical Definition of colpocleisis

: the suturing of posterior and anterior walls of the vagina to prevent uterine prolapse

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“Colpocleisis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colpocleisis. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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