[ văj′ə-nō-pĕr′ə-nē-ŏtə-mē ]


Surgical division of the outlet of the vagina and of the adjacent portion of the perineum to facilitate childbirth.

Nearby words

  1. veiledly,
  2. veiling,
  3. veilleuse,
  4. veillonella,
  5. veiltail goldfish,
  6. vein of bulb of penis,
  7. vein of cochlear canal,
  8. vein of eyelid,
  9. vein of kidney,
  10. vein of knee

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