hymenectomy

[hī′mə-nĕktə-mē]

n.

Excision of the hymen.

Nearby words

  1. hylozoism,
  2. hyman,
  3. hymen,
  4. hymenal caruncle,
  5. hymeneal,
  6. hymenitis,
  7. hymenium,
  8. hymeno-,
  9. hymenology,
  10. hymenophore


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