noun, plural hys·ter·ec·to·mies. Surgery.
Examples from the Web for hysterectomy
There are many more inspiring tales like these, including the story of Carolyn Morrison, who had a hysterectomy in 2008.
In the later stages good consequences follow the induction of labour and the immediate performance of hysterectomy.
In one remarkable instance a patient complained of sciatic pain fifteen days after hysterectomy.
The risk of intestinal obstruction after bilateral ovariotomy is greater than after hysterectomy.
Rosthorn lost a patient from perforating ulcer of the stomach after hysterectomy.
The third died eight weeks after the hysterectomy with symptoms of pymia; a small abscess had formed near the site of the fistula.
British Dictionary definitions for hysterectomy
noun plural -mies
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The surgical removal of all or part of the uterus.