Definitions for hysterotomyˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hys•ter•ot•o•myˌhɪs təˈrɒt ə mi(n.)(pl.)-mies.

  1. the operation of cutting into the uterus, as in a Cesarean.

    Category: Surgery

Origin of hysterotomy:

1700–10

Princeton's WordNet

  1. hysterotomy(noun)

    surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)

Wiktionary

  1. hysterotomy(Noun)

    The surgical procedure of making an incision in the uterus, commonly combined with a laparotomy during a caesarean section.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hysterotomy(noun)

    the Caesarean section. See under Caesarean

Freebase

  1. Hysterotomy

    A hysterotomy is an incision in the uterus, commonly combined with a laparotomy during a caesarean section. Hysterotomies are also performed during fetal surgery. In fetal surgery, without inhibition of uterine contractions, premature labor is a complication that occurs in 100% of hysterotomy cases. It can be inhibited by tocolytics.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hysterotomy

    An incision in the uterus, performed through either the abdomen or the vagina.

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