Definition of Perineotomy

1. Noun. Surgical incision into the perineum.

Generic synonyms: Incision, Section, Surgical Incision
Specialized synonyms: Episiotomy



Medical Definition of Perineotomy

1. Incision into the perineum to facilitate childbirth. See: episiotomy. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perineotomy

perineal section
perineal spaces
perineal urethrotomy
perineo-
perineometer
perineoplastic
perineoplasties
perineorrhaphies
perineorrhaphy
perineostomy
perineosynthesis
perineotomy (current term)
perinephrial
perinephric
perinephric abscess
perinephritides
perinephritis
perinephrium
perineums
perineural
perineural anaesthesia
perineural infiltration
perineuria

Literary usage of Perineotomy

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1. Gynecological Operations: Including Non-operative Treatment and Minor Gynecology by Henri Albert Charles Antoine Hartmann, Douglas William Sibbald (1913)
"In sagittal perineotomy, more often called vertical perineotomy, the incision is usually anteroposterior. Sänger,1 who has had most frequent recourse to it, ..."

2. A Text-book of the Diseases of Women by Henry Jacques Garrigues (1900)
"Other methods have been proposed in order to reach deep abscesses from the perineal or sacral region, such as vertical perineotomy, ..."

3. A Treatise on Gynaecology, Medical and Surgical by Samuel Pozzi (1897)
"The pus an be much better evacuated by means of an incision in the para-sacral egion or by perineotomy. C. Abscess Situated at an Equal Distance from the ..."

4. A System of gynæcology: With Three Hundred and Fiftynine Illustrations by Samuel Pozzi, Curtis M. Beebe, . (1894)
"The vertical perineotomy which Sanger has recommended is only an extension of ... The transverse perineotomy of Otto Zuckerkandl has been especially ..."

5. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1919)
"by perineal projectiles, necessitate a lateral or transverse perineotomy so that a loose tamponade can be made in contact with the bladder. ..."

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