an incision of the perineum, often performed during childbirth to prevent injury to the vagina
Origin of episiotomy; from Classical Greek epision, pubic region + -tomy
Surgical incision of the perineum during childbirth to facilitate delivery.
Origin of episiotomyGreek ep&imacron;sion, pubic region + –tomy.
From Ancient Greek ἐπίσιον (epision, “pubis”) + -tomy.