Definition of Hysterotomy

1. Noun. Surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section).




Definition of Hysterotomy

1. n. The Cæsarean section. See under Cæsarean.

Definition of Hysterotomy

1. Noun. (surgery) The surgical procedure of making an incision in the uterus, commonly combined with a laparotomy during a caesarean section. ¹

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Definition of Hysterotomy

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Medical Definition of Hysterotomy

1. The Caesarean section. See Caesarean. Origin: Gr. Womb + to cut: cf. F. Hysterotomie. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hysterotomy

hysterosalpingogram
hysterosalpingogram: kidde technique
hysterosalpingograms
hysterosalpingography
hysterosalpingostomy
hysteroscope
hysteroscopes
hysteroscopies
hysterospasm
hysterosystole
hysterothermometry
hysterotome
hysterotomes
hysterotomies
hysterotomy (current term)
hysterotonin
hysterotrachelectomy
hysterotracheloplasty
hysterotrachelorrhaphy
hysterotrachelotomy
hysterotrismus
hysterotubography
hystoric
hystorical
hystoricall
hystorie
hystories
hystory
hystrichosphere

Literary usage of Hysterotomy

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1874)
"He pointed out that there was no relation between them in regard to their mortality; that in hysterotomy it was necessary to make the opening sufficiently ..."

2. A System of Midwifery, Including the Diseases of Pregnancy and the Puerperal by William Leishman (1875)
"hysterotomy, Laparo-hysterotomy, or, as it is more familiarly known, ... hysterotomy was first performed on the living woman ; for there is every reason to ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1849)
"Vaginal hysterotomy. By JOHN H. GRIFFIN, MD, of Salem, Roanoke County, Virginia. ... hysterotomy ..."

4. Practical manual of obstetrics by Eugène Verrier (1884)
"This is infinitely less dangerous than actual hysterotomy. ... In the last-named cases vaginal hysterotomy may be combined with the operation, ..."

5. The Principles and practice of obstetrics by Gunning S. Bedford (1868)
"... I think, properly divided into abdominal hysterotomy and vaginal hysterotomy, depending upon whether the incision into the uterus be through the abdomen ..."

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