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colpotomy

[kol-pot-uh-mee] /kɒlˈpɒt ə mi/
noun, plural colpotomies. Surgery
1.
incision of the vagina.
Also called vaginotomy.
Origin
colpo- (see colposcope) + -tomy
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British Dictionary definitions for colpotomy

colpotomy

/kəlˈpɒtəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
a surgical incision into the wall of the vagina
Word Origin
C20: from colpo- + -tomy
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colpotomy in Medicine

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

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