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 10 Dec. 2023.

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