pelviotomy


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Related to pelviotomy: pyelotomy, synchondrotomy

pelviotomy

 [pel″ve-ot´ah-me]
incision or transection of a pelvic (hip) bone.

pelviotomy

/pel·vi·ot·o·my/ (pel″ve-ot´ah-me)
1. incision or transection of a pelvic bone.

pelviotomy

(pĕl′vē-ŏt′ə-mē) or

pelvitomy

(pĕl-vĭt′ə-mē)
n.
2. See pubiotomy.
3. See pyelotomy.

pelviotomy

See pubiotomy.

pelviotomy

An older term for the surgical incision into: 
(1) The renal pelvis (e.g., pyelotomy);
(2) The bony pelvis (e.g., symphysiotomy, pubiotomy).

pu·bi·ot·o·my

(pyū'bē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Severance of the pubic bone a few centimeters lateral to the symphysis, to increase the capacity of a contracted pelvis sufficiently to permit the passage of a living child.
Synonym(s): pelviotomy (2) , pelvitomy.
[L. pubis, pubic bone, + G. tomē, incision]

py·e·lot·o·my

(pī'ĕ-lot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the pelvis of the kidney.
Synonym(s): pelviotomy (3) , pelvitomy.
[pyelo- + G. tomē, incision]

sym·phys·i·ot·o·my

, symphyseotomy (sim-fiz'ē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Division of the pubic joint to increase the capacity of a contracted pelvis sufficiently to permit passage of a living child.
Synonym(s): pelviotomy (1) , pelvitomy, synchondrotomy.
[symphysis + G. tomē, incision]

pelviotomy

1. incision or transection of a pelvic (hip) bone.
2. pyelotomy; incision of the renal pelvis.