conization

[ kŏn′ĭ-zāshən, kō′nĭ- ]

n.

The excision of a cone of tissue, such as the mucosa of the uterine cervix.

Nearby words

  1. coniophage,
  2. coniosis,
  3. conirostral,
  4. coniston water,
  5. conium,
  6. conj.,
  7. conject,
  8. conjectural,
  9. conjecture,
  10. conjoin


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