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
References in periodicals archive ?
Lucy had just found out that she would have to undergo a hysterectomy - an operation in which the uterus is removed.
Question: My mother is scheduled for a total vaginal hysterectomy for severe uterine prolapse.
Hysterectomy is the most common surgery done in gynaecological world.
Hysterectomy is increasingly the first--and only--treatment option recommended for fibroids, but evidence shows that myomectomy is efficacious, safe, and associated with improved quality of life for many women.
Objective: To investigate post-partum depression after emergency peripartum hysterectomy and associated factors.
Electric power morcellation during hysterectomy declined sharply after the Food and Drug Administration discouraged use of the technique in April 2014 and then recommended against it for perimenopausal and postmenopausal women in November 2014.
Emergency obstetric or peripartum hysterectomy is the last resort for any obstetrician who faces the complication of atonic postpartum hemorrhage or rupture uterus.
Objectives: To investigate the affects, information requirements and self-perceptions of Turkish women undergoing hysterectomy.
Background: Hysterectomy is the major procedure performed abdominally/vaginally.
Material and Methods: Total of 54 patients who underwent hysterectomy were selected for the study.
AI've always been against hysterectomy unless it's absolutely necessary so I'm in favour of exploring all alternatives and see hysterectomy as a last resort.