[ hahy-muh-not-uh-mee ]
/ ˌhaɪ məˈnɒt ə mi /

noun, plural hy·men·ot·o·mies.

incision of the hymen.

Origin of hymenotomy

First recorded in 1850–55; hymeno- + -tomy
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[ hī′mə-nŏtə-mē ]


The surgical division of a hymen.

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