Hysterotomy definition

hĭstə-rŏtə-mē
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Surgical incision of the uterus, as in a cesarean section.
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Incision of the uterus, as in a cesarean section.
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Surgical incision of the uterus, as in a cesarean section.
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(surgery) The surgical procedure of making an incision in the uterus, commonly combined with a laparotomy during a caesarean section.
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Noun

Singular:
hysterotomy
Plural:
hysterotomies

Origin of hysterotomy

  • hystero- +‎ -tomy

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