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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.
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hysterectomy

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

Surgery to remove the uterus.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

hysterectomy

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

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmi] nhystérectomie f
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hysterectomy

nHysterektomie f (spec), → Totaloperation f
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hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ] n (Med) → isterectomia
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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.
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hysterectomy

n (pl -mies) histerectomía; total abdominal — histerectomía abdominal total; vaginal — histerectomía vaginal
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References in periodicals archive ?
On the top of above-mentioned justification for hysterectomy, a substantial increase in hysterectomies has been noted owing to the prophylaxis against uterine cancer.
Out of 72 hysterectomies, 42 (58.33%) were performed abdominally and 30 (41.67%) were performed vaginally.
The total number of hysterectomies performed in Australia by each route is presented in Figure 2 (the younger age group) and Figure 3 (the older age group).
Before medical advances proved otherwise, gynaecologists would perform sub-total hysterectomies - where some of the cervix was left in place - to enhance sexual pleasure.
For more information on hysterectomies, check out our Fact Sheet at www.nwhn.org/ hysterectomy.
Fibroid-related hysterectomy currently accounts for 45% of all hysterectomies, or approximately 195,700 per year.
We realized five total laparoscopic hysterectomies with a median weight of 1422 grams (1035-2100 g.).
A total of 33 obstetric hysterectomies were performed during this period with an incidence of 1 in 252 deliveries or 0.39%.
Several studies have shown a significant association between hysterectomies and depression.2 This psychological comorbidity is associated with perceptions of low body image and loss of motherhood.3 Keskin and Gumus reported that Turkish women undergoing hysterectomy experienced several sexual problems such as vaginismus, low frequency and avoidance of sexual intercourse and poor relationship with their spouse.4 In contrast, a meta-analysis published in 2014 reported an improvement in scores of anxiety, depression and quality of life inventories in women undergoing hysterectomy.5
Objective: To share clinicopathological spectrum of hysterectomies performed at CMH Rawalpindi.
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