hysterotomy

hysterotomy

[his-tuh-rot-uh-mee]
noun, plural hysterotomies. Surgery.
the operation of cutting into the uterus, as in a Cesarean.

Origin:
1700–10; hystero- + -tomy

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hysterotomy (ˌhɪstəˈrɒtəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical incision into the uterus

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hysterotomy hys·ter·ot·o·my (hĭs'tə-rŏt'ə-mē)
n.
Incision of the uterus. Also called uterotomy.

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