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hys·ter·ec·to·my

 (hĭs′tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. hys·ter·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of part or all of the uterus.

hys′ter·ec′to·mize′ (-mīz′) v.
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hysterectomy

(ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of the uterus
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hys•ter•ec•to•my

(ˌhɪs təˈrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of the uterus.
[1885–90]
hys`ter•ec′to•mize`, v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.
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hysterectomy

Surgery to remove the uterus.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
panhysterectomy, radical hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes
total hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus and cervix
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Translations

hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrektəmɪ] Nhisterectomía f
she had to have a hysterectomyle tuvieron que hacer una histerectomía
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hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmi] nhystérectomie f
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hysterectomy

nHysterektomie f (spec), → Totaloperation f
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hysterectomy

[ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ] n (Med) → isterectomia
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hys·ter·ec·to·my

n. histerectomía, extirpación del útero;
abdominal ______ abdominal, a través del abdomen;
total ______ total, del útero y del cuello uterino;
vaginal ______ vaginal, a través de la vagina.
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hysterectomy

n (pl -mies) histerectomía; total abdominal — histerectomía abdominal total; vaginal — histerectomía vaginal
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While diagnostic and / or definitive therapy for cervical dysplasia can include hysterectomy there are important considerations to make when offering this procedure to patients.
Hysterectomy is the most commonly performed major gynaecological surgery throughout the world.
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Hysterectomy for benign conditions remains a common procedure in Australia and internationally.
'I am just worried that I may never have sex again.' Lucy had just found out that she would have to undergo a hysterectomy - an operation in which the uterus is removed.
Question: My mother is scheduled for a total vaginal hysterectomy for severe uterine prolapse.
It is difficult to know what CPT code to use for billing when my practice's physicians do a McCall culdoplasty during a vaginal or laparoscopic hysterectomy. They often do a McCall procedure when a rectocele is present.
Objective: To investigate post-partum depression after emergency peripartum hysterectomy and associated factors.
The disadvantages of abdominal hysterectomy in comparison to the vaginal or laparoscopic approach have been shown in various studies [1].
A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the womb (uterus).
Emergency obstetric or peripartum hysterectomy is the last resort for any obstetrician who faces the complication of atonic postpartum hemorrhage or rupture uterus.