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 ?
A If your friend is still having Pap tests after a hysterectomy, it is likely that she had a partial hysterectomy that removed the upper part of her uterus but left her cervix in place; the medical term for this procedure is "supracervical hysterectomy.
Recent literature has recommended that diagnosis of intravascular leiomyomas should be considered in females with history of pelvic surgery, partial hysterectomy or uterine fibroids, who present with nonspecific abdominal symptoms or with deep vein thrombosis and CT scan showing a uterine mass with tumor thrombus in IVC or even the right atrium of heart17.
Dolly Parton, singer, 70, had to have a partial hysterectomy due to endometriosis.
She was in and out of the hospital several times during the next 7 weeks until the ObGyn told her that the only way to cure her pain was to perform a partial hysterectomy.
So, in effect, it would be a partial hysterectomy, not a full one.
Parton, 65, who has been married to Carl Dean for 45 years, underwent a partial hysterectomy after she collapsed on stage at the age of 36.

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