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hymenectomy

[ hī′mə-nĕktə-mē ]

n.

Excision of the hymen.

Nearby words

hylozoism, hyman, hymen, hymenal caruncle, hymeneal, hymenectomy, hymenitis, hymenium, hymeno-, hymenology, hymenophore
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