Definitions for hysterotomyˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
hys•ter•ot•o•myˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi(n.)(pl.)-mies.
the operation of cutting into the uterus, as in a Cesarean.
Origin of hysterotomy:
surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
The surgical procedure of making an incision in the uterus, commonly combined with a laparotomy during a caesarean section.
the Caesarean section. See under Caesarean
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An incision in the uterus, performed through either the abdomen or the vagina.