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EtymologyEdit

Coined based on Ancient Greek ὑστέρα (hustéra, womb) + ἐκτομία (ektomía, a cutting out of). Surface analysis hystero- +‎ -ectomy.

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  • IPA(key): /hɪstəˈɹɛktəmi/

NounEdit

hysterectomy (plural hysterectomies)

  1. (surgery) The surgical procedure to remove all of or part of the uterus.

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