English version

hysterectomy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhysterectomyhys‧ter‧ec‧to‧my /ˌhɪstəˈrektəmi/ noun (plural hysterectomies) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MHa medical operation to remove a woman’s uterus
Examples from the Corpus
hysterectomyI then had to have a hysterectomy.A hysterectomy is a major operation with a long recovery period.Prior etal found no change in transit time after hysterectomy.She had had a complete hysterectomy and a repair.Kaiser spokeswoman Jamie Trevor said that patients are told that no sterilization procedure short of a complete hysterectomy can prevent pregnancy.A limitation of this study is that we had no information on the type of hysterectomy - abdominal or vaginal.Its members conduct studies that are mainly sociological in nature, looking at questions like the importance of counselling to hysterectomy patients.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.