SYN: abdominal hysterectomy.

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ab·dom·i·no·hys·ter·ec·to·my (ab-dom″ĭ-no-his″tər-ekґtə-me) abdominal hysterectomy.

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  • Hysterectomy — A surgical operation to remove the uterus and, sometimes, the cervix. Removal of the entire uterus and the cervix is referred to as a total hysterectomy. Removal of the body of the uterus without removing the cervix is referred to as a subtotal… …   Medical dictionary