embryotomy


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embryotomy

(ˌɛmbrɪˈɒtəmɪ)
n
the act of cutting up a fetus in order to aid its removal from the uterus
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6 In 1965, Devries and Wilson stated that IP could be used in cattle and sheep for uterus relaxation in various obstetric situations such as, simple dystocia, embryotomy and caesarean section (CS).
Fetotomy or embryotomy simply means cutting up of dead fetus, whether fetus is lying wholly or partially in uterus, into parts to reduce its size and hence facilitate per-vaginal delivery in considerably lesser intervention time (Ghuman, 2012).
Praeter intentionem in Aquinas," Thomist 42 (1978) 649-65; "Double Effect and a Certain Type of Embryotomy," Irish Theological Quarterly 44 (1977) 303-18; "Towards Understanding the Principle of Double Effect," Ethics 90 (1980) 527-38; "Who Is Entitled to Double Effect?