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hysterotomy

[ his-tuh-rot-uh-mee ]
/ ˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi /
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noun, plural hys·ter·ot·o·mies.Surgery.
the operation of cutting into the uterus, as in a Cesarean.
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Origin of hysterotomy

First recorded in 1700–10; hystero- + -tomy
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British Dictionary definitions for hysterotomy

hysterotomy
/ (ˌhɪstəˈrɒtəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies
surgical incision into the uterus
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Medical definitions for hysterotomy

hysterotomy
[ hĭs′tə-rŏtə-mē ]

n.
Incision of the uterus.uterotomy
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