total hysterectomy

total hysterectomy
Surgery to remove the entire uterus, including the cervix. Sometimes, not all of the cervix is removed. Also called complete hysterectomy.

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  • total hysterectomy — to·tal hysterectomy tōt əl n PANHYSTERECTOMY * * * hysterectomy in which the uterus and cervix are completely excised; called also panhysterectomy …   Medical dictionary

  • total hysterectomy — noun surgical removal of the uterus and cervix • Hypernyms: ↑hysterectomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hysterectomy — Intervention ICD 9 CM 68.9 MeSH D007044 A hysterectomy (from Greek ὑστέρα hys …   Wikipedia

  • Hysterectomy — A surgical operation to remove the uterus and, sometimes, the cervix. Removal of the entire uterus and the cervix is referred to as a total hysterectomy. Removal of the body of the uterus without removing the cervix is referred to as a subtotal… …   Medical dictionary

  • hysterectomy — /his teuh rek teuh mee/, n., pl. hysterectomies. Surg. excision of the uterus. [1885 90; HYSTER + ECTOMY] * * * Surgical removal of the uterus, either completely (total hysterectomy) or leaving the cervix (subtotal hysterectomy). It is performed… …   Universalium

  • hysterectomy — n. the surgical removal of the uterus, either through an incision in the abdominal wall (abdominal hysterectomy) or through the vagina (vaginal hysterectomy). Subtotal hysterectomy (rarely performed now) involves removing the body of the uterus… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hysterectomy — Surgery to remove the uterus and, sometimes, the cervix. When the uterus and part or all of the cervix are removed, it is called a total hysterectomy. When only the uterus is removed, it is called a partial hysterectomy …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Гистерэктомия (Hysterectomy) — хирургическое удаление матки, выполняемое либо через разрез в брюшной стенке (абдоминальная гистерэктомия (abdominal hysterectomy)), либо через влагалище (влагалищная гистерэктомия (vaginal hysterectomy)). При надвлагалищной экстирпации матки… …   Медицинские термины

  • complete hysterectomy — Surgery to remove the entire uterus, including the cervix. Sometimes, not all of the cervix is removed. Also called total hysterectomy …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • partial hysterectomy — Surgery to remove the uterus only. When the uterus and part or all of the cervix are removed, it is called a total hysterectomy …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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