noun (plural hysterectomies)
A surgical operation to remove all or part of the uterus.
More example sentences
- Laparoscopic hysterectomy may help to avoid a laparotomy, but urinary tract injury is a genuine concern.
- Gynaecologists were free to choose a surgical hysterectomy technique.
- A hysterectomy is a commonly performed operation to remove the uterus (womb).
Definition of hysterectomy in:
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