radical hysterectomy

noun

Medical Definition of radical hysterectomy

: the surgical removal of the uterus, parametrium, and uterine cervix along with the partial removal of the pelvic lymph nodes that is typically performed to treat cervical or endometrial cancer — see wertheim operation — compare panhysterectomy

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“Radical hysterectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/radical%20hysterectomy. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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