hysterotomy

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hysterotomy

 [his″ter-ot´ah-me]
incision of the uterus.
abdominal hysterotomy incision of the uterus through the wall of the abdomen. Called also abdominohysterotomy and laparohysterotomy.

hys·ter·ot·o·my

(his'ter-ot'ŏ-mē),
Incision of the uterus.
Synonym(s): metrotomy, uterotomy
[hystero- + G. tomē, incision]

hysterotomy

(hĭs′tə-rŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. hysteroto·mies
Surgical incision of the uterus, as in a cesarean section.

hys·ter·ot·o·my

(his'tĕr-ot'ŏ-mē)
Incision of the uterus.
Synonym(s): uterotomy.
[hystero- + G. tomē, incision]

hysterotomy

An opening into the womb for surgical purposes or to procure an abortion.