noun, plural hys·ter·ec·to·mies. Surgery.
Origin of hysterectomy
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Contemporary Examples of hysterectomy
There are many more inspiring tales like these, including the story of Carolyn Morrison, who had a hysterectomy in 2008.Surgery Without Scars
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Finally, three weeks before admission, a hysterectomy was performed.Benign Stupors
The risk of intestinal obstruction after bilateral ovariotomy is greater than after hysterectomy.
These are fatal conditions which follow any major operation in surgery, and have no special connexion with hysterectomy.
This contains an interesting review of the serre-nœud and clamp period of hysterectomy.
Hysterectomy may be necessary at any time during pregnancy; after labour has begun; and during puerpery on account of fibroids.
noun plural -mies
The surgical removal of all or part of the uterus.