- incision of the vagina.
Origin of colpotomy
Also called vaginotomy.
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Examples from the Web for colpotomy
Therefore, before deciding upon the removal of a tumour by colpotomy, all the above points must be taken into consideration.
- a surgical incision into the wall of the vagina
C20: from colpo- + -tomy
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