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 part or all of the uterus.
hysterectomy [(his-tuh-rek-tuh-mee)]

The surgical removal of all or part of the uterus.

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