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hymenotomy

[hahy-muh-not-uh-mee]
noun, plural hy·men·ot·o·mies.
  1. incision of the hymen.
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Origin of hymenotomy

First recorded in 1850–55; hymeno- + -tomy
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Examples from the Web for hymenotomy

Historical Examples

  • Hymenotomy, hī-men-ot′o-mi, n. the cutting or dissection of membranes.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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hymenotomy in Medicine

hymenotomy

(hī′mə-nŏtə-mē)
n.
  1. The surgical division of a hymen.
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