noun, plural em·bry·ot·o·mies. Surgery.
Examples from the Web for embryotomy
These cases are always trying, but it is very rarely necessary to resort to embryotomy.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle|U.S. Department of Agriculture
If the disproportion is too great the only resort is embryotomy.
Embryotomy consists in the dissection of the fetus, so as to reduce its bulk and allow of its exit through the pelvis.
It is noteworthy that he recognized the method of embryotomy as necessary when other measures had failed.Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine|James Sands Elliott
Finding it impossible to deliver her in the usual way, embryotomy was in this instance employed.Cattle and Their Diseases|Robert Jennings