trachelotomy

cervicotomy

 [ser″vĭ-kot´ah-me]
1. incision of the neck.
2. incision of the uterine cervix.

cer·vi·cot·o·my

(ser'vi-kot'ō-mē),
Incision into the cervix uteri.
Synonym(s): trachelotomy
[cervico- + G. tomē, incision]

trachelotomy

(trā′kə-lŏt′ə-mē, trăk′ə-)

cer·vi·cot·o·my

(sĕr-vi-kot'ŏ-mē)
Incision into the cervix of the uterus.
Synonym(s): trachelotomy.
[cervico- + G. tomē, incision]
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They gave me two options - I could have a trachelotomy, where the cervix and the upper part of the vagina are removed but they leave your womb, or a hysterectomy, which meant no more children.