[n] - surgical incision of the perineum to enlarge the vagina and so facilitate delivery during childbirth
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A minor surgical procedure which widens the birth canal by cutting the vaginal opening to prevent the jagged, less controlled tearing of tissue during the stretching associated with delivery
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A surgical cut in the perineum (the area between the vagina and the anus), made to enlarge the vaginal opening and get the baby born more quickly, or to avoid a tear or laceration.
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a surgical procedure in which an incision is made in the tissue between the vagina and anus to prevent tearing of this tissue during childbirth
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During childbirth a cut, called an episiotomy, is sometimes made in the mother`s skin, between the vagina and anus. This enlarges the vaginal opening
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Our Episiotomy Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Episiotomy Episiotomy: A surgical procedure for widening the outlet of the birth canal to facilitate delivery of the baby and to avoid a jagged rip of the perineum (the area between the anus and the vulva, th...
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<obstetrics, procedure> A surgical incision into the perineum and vagina to prevent traumatic tearing during delivery. ... Origin: Gr. Tom = a cutting ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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noun surgical incision of the perineum to enlarge the vagina and so facilitate delivery during childbirth
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(ә-piz″e-ot´o-me) surgical incision into the perineum and vagina to prevent traumatic tearing during childbirth; the incision is later repaired by perineorrhaphy.
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(from the article `parturition`) ...Deep lacerations require anatomic reconstruction of the torn tissues. Extensive tears of the perineum (the tissues between the genital organs and ...
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