colpotomy

colpotomy

[kol-pot-uh-mee]
noun, plural colpotomies. Surgery.
incision of the vagina.
Also called vaginotomy.


Origin:
colpo- (see colposcope) + -tomy

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colpotomy (kəlˈpɒtəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
a surgical incision into the wall of the vagina
 
[C20: from colpo- + -tomy]

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colpotomy col·pot·o·my (kŏl-pŏt'ə-mē)
n.
See vaginotomy.

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