Metrotomy
Metrotomy Me*trot"o*my, n. [Gr. ? womb + ? to cut: cf. F. m['e]trotomie.] (Surg.) The operation of cutting into the uterus; hysterotomy; the C[ae]sarean section. [1913 Webster]

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  • metrotomy — SYN: hysterotomy. [metro + G. tome, incision] …   Medical dictionary

  • Metrotome — Met ro*tome, n. [See {Metrotomy}.] (Surg.) An instrument for cutting or scarifying the uterus or the neck of the uterus. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hysterotomy — Incision of the uterus. SYN: metrotomy, uterotomy. [hystero + G. tome, incision] abdominal h. transabdominal incision into the uterus. SYN: abdominohysterotomy. vaginal h. incision into th …   Medical dictionary

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