episioplasty e·pis·i·o·plas·ty (ĭ-pĭz’ē-ō-plās’tē, ĭ-pē’zē-)
Surgical repair of a defect of the vulva.
episiorrhaphy e·pis·i·or·rha·phy (ĭ-pĭz’ē-ôr’ə-fē, ĭ-pē’zē-) n. Suture of a lacerated vulva.
episiostenosis e·pis·i·o·ste·no·sis (ĭ-pĭz’ē-ō-stə-nō’sĭs, ĭ-pē’zē-) n. Contraction or narrowing of the vulvar orifice.
[uh-pee-zee-ot-uh-mee, ep-uh-sahy-] /əˌpi ziˈɒt ə mi, ˌɛp ə saɪ-/ noun, plural episiotomies. Obstetrics, Surgery. 1. an incision into the perineum and vagina to allow sufficient clearance for birth. /əˌpiːzɪˈɒtəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. surgical incision into the perineum during the late stages of labour to prevent its laceration during childbirth and to make delivery easier […]
[ep-uh-sohd, -zohd] /ˈɛp əˌsoʊd, -ˌzoʊd/ noun 1. an incident in the course of a series of events, in a person’s life or experience, etc. 2. an incident, scene, etc., within a narrative, usually fully developed and either integrated within the main story or digressing from it. 3. one of a number of loosely connected, but […]