Herniotomy Her`ni*ot"o*my, n. [Hernia + Gr. ? to cut.] (Med.) A surgical procedure for the cure or relief of hernia; celotomy. [1913 Webster]

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  • herniotomy — /herr nee ot euh mee/, n., pl. herniotomies. Surg. correction of a hernia by a cutting procedure. [1805 15; HERNIO + TOMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • herniotomy — noun Surgical repair of a hernia …   Wiktionary

  • herniotomy — Surgical division of the constriction or strangulation of a hernia, often followed by herniorrhaphy. [hernio + G. tome, a cutting] Petit h. h. without incision into the sac. * * * her·ni·ot·o·my ät ə mē …   Medical dictionary

  • herniotomy — n. surgical operation to repair a hernia (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • herniotomy — her·ni·ot·o·my …   English syllables

  • herniotomy — n. excision of a hernial sac: the first stage of the surgical repair of a hernia. In infants and young muscular subjects it is all that is needed to cure the hernia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • herniotomy — ˈäd.əmē noun ( es) Etymology: French herniotomie, from hernio + tomie tomy : the operation of cutting through a band of tissue that constricts a strangulated hernia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Herniorrhaphy — Interventions infobox Name = Herniorrhaphy Caption = ICD10 = ICD9 = 53 MeshID = OtherCodes = Herniorrhaphy (Hernioplasty, Hernia repair) is a surgical procedure for correcting hernia. A hernia is a bulging of internal organs or tissues, which… …   Wikipedia

  • Georg Lotheissen — (September 14, 1868 October 28, 1941) was an Austrian surgeon who was born in Geneva, Switzerland.In 1892 he earned his medical doctorate in Vienna, and following graduation was an assistant to Emil Zuckerkandl (1849 1910), and a surgical… …   Wikipedia

  • hernio- — a combining form representing hernia in compound words: herniotomy. * * * …   Universalium

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