[ sĭm-fĭz′ē-ŏt′ə-mē, sĭm′fə-zē- ]
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Surgical division of the pubic symphysis, especially to permit the passage of a fetus during delivery.pelviotomy synchondrotomy
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How to use symphysiotomy in a sentence
Of these two operations, symphysiotomy is steadily being replaced by caesarean section.