[ kol-pot-uh-mee ]
/ kɒlˈpɒt ə mi /
noun, plural col·pot·o·mies.Surgery.
incision of the vagina.
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Also called vaginotomy.
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Therefore, before deciding upon the removal of a tumour by colpotomy, all the above points must be taken into consideration.
British Dictionary definitions for colpotomy
/ (kəlˈpɒtəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
a surgical incision into the wall of the vagina
Word Origin for colpotomy
C20: from colpo- + -tomy
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Medical definitions for colpotomy
[ kŏl-pŏt′ə-mē ]
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