Medical Dictionary

vaginectomy

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noun vag·i·nec·to·my \ˌvaj-ə-ˈnek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of vaginectomy

plural

vaginectomies

  1. :  partial or complete surgical excision of the vagina Researches say one of every 1,000 DES daughters will develop vaginal cancer by age 36. If detected early, it is treatable, though some cases result in hysterectomies or partial vaginectomies.—Renee Graham, The Boston Globe, 30 Oct. 1988—called also colpectomy


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