vaginoperineotomy


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vaginoperineotomy

 [vaj″ĭ-no-per″ĭ-ne-ot´ah-me]
incision of the vagina and perineum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·si·ot·o·my

(e-piz'ē-ot'ŏ-mē),
Surgical incision of the vulva to prevent laceration at the time of delivery or to facilitate vaginal surgery.
Synonym(s): vaginoperineotomy
[episio- + G. tomē, incision]
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vaginoperineotomy

(văj′ə-nō-pĕr′ə-nē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n.
Surgical division of the outlet of the vagina and of the adjacent portion of the perineum to facilitate childbirth.
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vag·i·no·per·i·ne·ot·o·my

(vaj'i-nō-per'i-nē-ot'ŏ-mē)
Division of the posterior aspect of the vagina and adjacent portion of the perineum to facilitate childbirth.
[vagino- + perineum, + G. tomē, incision]
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