Symphysotomy
Symphysotomy Sym`phy*sot"o*my, n. Symphyseotomy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • symphysotomy — Symphyseotomy Sym phy*se*ot o*my, n. [NL. symphysis pubis + Gr. ? to cut.] (Surg.) The operation of dividing the symphysis pubis for the purpose of facilitating labor; formerly called the Sigualtian section. [Written also {symphysotomy}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symphyseotomy — Sym phy*se*ot o*my, n. [NL. symphysis pubis + Gr. ? to cut.] (Surg.) The operation of dividing the symphysis pubis for the purpose of facilitating labor; formerly called the Sigualtian section. [Written also {symphysotomy}.] Dunglison. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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