embryotomy


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embryotomy

 [em″bre-ot´ah-me]
dismemberment of the fetus in difficult labor in which a normal delivery is impossible.

em·bry·ot·o·my

(em'brē-ot'ŏ-mē),
Any mutilating operation on the fetus to make possible its removal when delivery is impossible by natural means.
[embryo- + G. tomē, cutting]

embryotomy

/em·bry·ot·o·my/ (em″bre-ot´ah-me)
1. the dismemberment of a fetus in the uterus or vagina to facilitate delivery that is impossible by natural means.
2. the dissection of embryos and fetuses.

embryotomy

(ĕm′brē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
The cutting of the fetus while in the uterus to aid its removal when delivery is impossible by natural means.

embryotomy

[em′brē·ot′əmē]
Etymology: Gk, en + bryein + temnein, to cut
1 the dismemberment or mutilation of a fetus for removal from the uterus when normal delivery is not possible.
2 the dissection of an embryo for examination and analysis.

em·bry·ot·o·my

(em'brē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Any mutilating operation on the fetus to make possible its removal when delivery is impossible by natural means.
[embryo- + G. tomē, cutting]

embryotomy

Reduction of the head of an impacted dead fetus within the womb in order to aid removal.

embryotomy

dismemberment of the fetus in difficult labor in which a normal delivery is impossible.