hysterotomy

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hys·ter·ot·o·my

 (hĭs′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. hys·ter·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision of the uterus, as in a cesarean section.

hysterotomy

(ˌhɪstəˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the uterus

hys•ter•ot•o•my

(ˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the operation of cutting into the uterus, as in a Cesarean.
[1700–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
abdominal delivery, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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hys·ter·ot·o·my

n. histerectomía, incisión del útero.