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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I had a double mastectomy and breast reconstructive surgery in November 2012, and then underwent a complete hysterectomy and oophorectomy - the surgical removal of my ovaries, womb, cervix and fallopian tubes - in 2015, to reduce my risk.
I had a double mastectomy and breast reconstructive surgery in 2012, then underwent a complete hysterectomy and oophorectomy - the surgical removal of my ovaries, womb, cervix and fallopian tubes - in 2015, to reduce my risk.
The recommended surgery for women who have completed child bearing is complete hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
On December 15th 2011, Emma, who has three children aged 21, 20 and 14, underwent a two-hour operation during which the lump was removed, and she also had a complete hysterectomy.
I was diagnosed with endometrial stromal sarcoma and required a complete hysterectomy. During surgery, the doctor found a five-pound tumor (which explained my weight gain).

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