English-Spanish translation of hysterectomy

Translation of the word hysterectomy from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

hysterectomy in Spanish

medicinenoun histerectomía [f]
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Definitions of hysterectomy
1. hysterectomy - surgical removal of the uterus
  cutting out, ablation, 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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A hysterectomy (from Greek ?????? hystera ""womb"" and ??????? ektomia ""a cutting out of"") is the surgical removal of the uterus, usually performed by a gynecologist. Hysterectomy may be total (removing the body, fundus, and cervix of the uterus; often called ""complete"") or partial (removal of the uterine body while leaving the cervix intact; also called ""supracervical""). It is the most commonly performed gynecological surgical procedure.

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