Hyster-



1.
variant of before a vowel:
hysterectomy.

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  • Hysteratresia

    hysteratresia hys·ter·a·tre·sia (hĭs’tər-ə-trē’zhə, -zhē-ə) n. Atresia of the uterine cavity, usually resulting from inflammatory endocervical adhesions.

  • Hysterectomize

    [his-tuh-rek-tuh-mahyz] /ˌhɪs təˈrɛk təˌmaɪz/ verb (used with object), hysterectomized, hysterectomizing. 1. to remove the uterus from by surgery. /ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəˌmaɪz/ verb 1. (transitive) to perform a hysterectomy on (someone)



  • Hysterectomy

    [his-tuh-rek-tuh-mee] /ˌhɪs təˈrɛk tə mi/ noun, plural hysterectomies. Surgery. 1. excision of the uterus. /ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical removal of the uterus n. 1886, coined in English from Greek hystera “womb” (see uterus) + -ectomy. hysterectomy hys·ter·ec·to·my (hĭs’tə-rěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of part or all of the uterus. hysterectomy (hĭs’tə-rěk’tə-mē) Surgical removal of […]

  • Hysteresis

    [his-tuh-ree-sis] /ˌhɪs təˈri sɪs/ noun, Physics. 1. the lag in response exhibited by a body in reacting to changes in the forces, especially magnetic forces, affecting it. Compare . 2. the phenomenon exhibited by a system, often a ferromagnetic or imperfectly elastic material, in which the reaction of the system to changes is dependent upon […]



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