hysterectomy

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hys·ter·ec·to·my

 (hĭs′tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. hys·ter·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the uterus.

hys′ter·ec′to·mize′ (-mīz′) v.

hysterectomy

(ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the uterus

hys•ter•ec•to•my

(ˌhɪs təˈrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of the uterus.
[1885–90]
hys`ter•ec′to•mize`, v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.

hysterectomy

Surgery to remove the uterus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
panhysterectomy, radical hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes
total hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and cervix
Translations

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrektəmɪ] Nhisterectomía f
she had to have a hysterectomyle tuvieron que hacer una histerectomía

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmi] nhystérectomie f

hysterectomy

nHysterektomie f (spec), → Totaloperation f

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ] n (Med) → isterectomia

hys·ter·ec·to·my

n. histerectomía, extirpación del útero;
abdominal ______ abdominal, a través del abdomen;
total ______ total, del útero y del cuello uterino;
vaginal ______ vaginal, a través de la vagina.

hysterectomy

n (pl -mies) histerectomía; total abdominal — histerectomía abdominal total; vaginal — histerectomía vaginal
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One pregnancy was complicated by cesarean hysterectomy secondary to a placenta accreta, but no cases of uterine rupture occurred.
The accompanying DVD contains PowerPoint presentations, surgical procedures, and instructional videos showing procedures like managing cardiac arrest in pregnancy, techniques for abdominal cerclage, cesarean hysterectomy, and management of postpartum hemorrhage.
Eliminating the second most frequent indication resulting in prophylaxis, cesarean hysterectomy, resulted in only 22% of respondents indicating a willingness to order prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism, despite the remaining risks.