Definition of Total hysterectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of the uterus and cervix.

Generic synonyms: Hysterectomy



Medical Definition of Total hysterectomy

1. Complete surgical removal of the uterus and cervix. Also called a complete hysterectomy. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Total Hysterectomy

total cystectomy
total darkness
total depravity
total dissolved solids
total eclipse
total elasticity of muscle
total end-diastolic diameter
total end-systolic diameter
total energy
total facial index
total fertility rate
total football
total haematuria
total heat
total hyperopia
total hysterectomy (current term)
total internal reflection
total internal reflections
total internal reflexion
total internal reflexions
total iron binding capacity
total joint arthroplasty
total keratoplasty
total knee joint replacement
total loss
total lung capacity
total mastectomy
total necrosis
total or partial anomalous pulmonary venous connections
total order

Literary usage of Total hysterectomy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical News (1895)
"AUGUSTUS P. CLARK, of Cambridge, Mass., read a paper on the INDICATIONS FOR TOTAL HYSTERECTOMY. He said that if the appendages be diseased or have undergone ..."

2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1902)
"Now, on the other hand, the cicatrix which is left after total hysterectomy is oftentimes very sensitive for months or even years after the operation, ..."

3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1895)
"total hysterectomy is absolutely necessary for uncontrollable prolapse, ... total hysterectomy is the only safe surgical expedient to be adopted in cases of ..."

4. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1895)
"In such a condition, total hysterectomy is the only expedient that will afford a ... total hysterectomy is absolutely necessary for uncontrollable prolapse, ..."

5. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1908)
"I believe that if they had performed total hysterectomy for several decades the ... Doederlein, who reports several hundred cases of total hysterectomy for ..."

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