noun, plural hy·men·ot·o·mies.

incision of the hymen.

Nearby words

  1. hymenoplasty,
  2. hymenoptera,
  3. hymenopteran,
  4. hymenopteron,
  5. hymenopterous,
  6. hymettian,
  7. hymettus,
  8. hymie,
  9. hymn,
  10. hymn book

Origin of hymenotomy

First recorded in 1850–55; hymeno- + -tomy

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Medicine definitions for hymenotomy




The surgical division of a hymen.

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