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hys·ter·ot·o·my

 (hĭs′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. hys·ter·ot·o·mies
Surgical incision of the uterus, as in a cesarean section.
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hysterotomy

(ˌhɪstəˈrɒtəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical incision into the uterus
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hys•ter•ot•o•my

(ˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
the operation of cutting into the uterus, as in a Cesarean.
[1700–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hysterotomy - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
abdominal delivery, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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hys·ter·ot·o·my

n. histerectomía, incisión del útero.
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However, in early diagnosed case of irreducible uterine torsion, it is advisable to go for Laparohysterotomy to extend the life of both the foetus and dam.
The case was diagnosed of fetal maceration and it was decided to relieve the fetal bones through upper right flank laparohysterotomy.